Jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Buhen, Tomb H 75

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 17.5 cm (10 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1159

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar of Nile silt with flaring neck and pointed base. Rope mark at shoulder.

Provenance

From Buhen, tomb H 75. 1909-1910: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1910-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange