Syrian imported combed ware jar

Ancient Near Eastern, Syrian
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 35 x 25 cm (13 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1456

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Combed ware ovoid jar with a flat base, narrow neck, everted rim (rim is repaired and incomplete). Body is complete and in good condition. Two handles flank the body. Surface encrusted with white deposits. Has a pot mark below neck which resembles an arrow shape.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Giza, G 4630.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition