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Alabaster vessel fragments

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Between tombs 13 and 20

Dimensions

Approximately 9 x 3.6 cm

Accession Number

15-5-191

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two fitting body fragments of a vessel or perhaps a canopic jar. Dark; discolored from fire?

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, between Tombs 13 and 20. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition