Bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 500

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-15A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse jar, red brown ware, straw marked. Hand molded base.

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