Two handled jar
Early Bronze Age
about 2625–2500 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2175 B tomb of Nedju (G 2175)
Height: 33 cm (13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition