Bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 5120C Thieves' debris

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 17.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-566

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, red-brown ware, type 23-10-51, with row of “/” marks incised around base

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 5120C Thieves' debris. 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