Dummy jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hierakonpolis, 471

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.8 x 2 cm (2 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1723

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Faience dummy jar. It has a faded and worn blue-green glaze. It is a tall ovoid jar with an unusual upper body. The base is flat. It is crude modeling.
Disposed of December 28, 1906.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis, 471. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription