Collared jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/104/A

Dimensions

Height x depth: 9.1 x 3.7 cm (3 9/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1209

Medium or Technique

Travertin (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flattened. Part of the rim is broken off. The top of the jar is encrusted with black. It is from offering box 12.1244.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / 104 / A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition