Hes jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 9 cm (7 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-403

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim type: rolled, everted, and broken
Base: uneven
Surface Condition:
Decoration: burnished, with vertical striations.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 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