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Bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 506

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 14 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-85

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, red brown ware, rim broken, hand-molded base. Contains piece of charred wood. Richmond 1961

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, 506. 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