Globular shouldered jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 316

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.4 x 6.9 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2390

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained, wavy-lined, and white veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is in good condition and complete, except for a nick in the rim.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 316. 1910-11: 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.

(Accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition