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Globular drop jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 231

Dimensions

Overall: 11.8 x 8.5 cm (4 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-417

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brown
Body type: drop jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: everted, flattened
Base: round base
Surface Condition: irregular surface
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 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