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Two handled jar

Near Eastern
Early Bronze Age
about 2625–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2175 B tomb of Nedju (G 2175)

Dimensions

Height: 33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

13.5132

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall ovoid jar with flat base, elongated neck, narrow mouth, and rolled rim. Two vertical stirrup handles at shoulder. Redware with white wash; finely combed horizontally. Twenty-six total fragments. Rim chipped; vessel mostly incomplete.

Provenance

From Giza mastaba G2175B tomb of Nedju (G 2175). 1913: 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