Globular jar with lid

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Tomb S 515, No. 1

Dimensions

height x width x diameter (lid): 14.6 x 17.3 x 9.5 cm (5 3/4 x 6 13/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.744a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster, with disc lid. Rim of vase broken and mended. Chip missing from lid.

Provenance

From Semna, Tomb S 515 No. 1. February 26, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition