Combed ware jar
Object Place: Egypt; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2140 A, debris of chamber
Height x diameter: 43 x 39 cm (16 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Special ware” oil jar with two vertical stirrup handles, flat base, and external rim; light red ware, partly covered with thin plaster coat; incised with horizontal lines and a few diagonal hatchings; complete except for missing two thirds of rim. Remains of fir or pine resin from inside (analyzed by Mr. Lucas) turned over to Mr. Young in 1950.
From Giza, G 2140 A, debris of chamber. / Exp.Ph. B 9313 / P.T.O. 1932: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition