Bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 537

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 11.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-224A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of eight jars, red brown ware, flattened base, hand molded.

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