"Hes" vase

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 2001, Shaft A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15.3 x 5.2 cm (6 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.456

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Blue faience hes vase.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 2001, shaft A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition