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Hes vase

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5 D

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.8 x 3.7 cm (3 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.392

Medium or Technique

Petrified wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Petrified wood covered with dark blue glaze. Fragment only.

Provenance

From El Bersha, Tomb 5 D. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition