Large combed ware jar
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 1031 A
Height x diameter: 38 x 27 cm (14 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Combed ware shoulder jar. Flat base, plain, everted rim, narrow neck. White surface deposits. Two handles flank the body. Scored criss-cross decoration on surface. Chip at rim, hole in body, otherwise in good condition. Light colored fabric.
Packing straw removed when cleaned on 2/2/04.
From Giza, tomb G 1031 A (G 14 Pot 10). 1913-1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition