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Hes vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5 Pit D, chamber debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.8 x 2.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

21.459

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Hes vase, model. Translucent brown stone.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5 Pit D, chamber debris. April 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accessioned in 1921.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition