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Bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 15.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-418a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bag-shaped jar, roughly shaped. Flat base, everted and chipped rim.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 231. 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