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Ovoid jar with quatrefoil rim

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 254B

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 9 cm (4 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-366A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of two small jars, red brown ware, red wash, quatrefoil rim, traces of wet incised decoration on shoulder, purple centered.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition