Footed cosmetic jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Second Intermediate Period
2061–1570 B.C.


Dimensions

H. 4.6 cm, Diameter: 3.2 cm

Accession Number

13.3661

Medium or Technique

Red and white limestone breccia

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 87. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt, December 4, 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition