Hes jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 231

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 10.5 cm (9 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-413

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Hes jar; extremely carinated shoulder; nicked rim; slightly rough exterior.

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