Bag-shaped vessel

Egyptian
Late Middle Kingdom to Second Intermediate Perio
1991–1570 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Kerma, tomb B92, no. 1

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13.2 x 8.2 cm (5 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.11913

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bag-shaped jar with round base and flaring, corrugated neck.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb B 92, no. 1. February, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan, 1921.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition