Hanging jar from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Temple of Wadjet

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 6.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.540

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Hanging jar of yellow-brown clay; tapering base; attachments on shoulder for hanging.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the temple of Wadjet, Tell Nabasha; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription