Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, M/125
Overall: 3 x 4.5 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Squat ovoid jar with a small, flat base and wide, flattened and everted rim. Red-brownware, exterior blackened. Portion of rim missing; vesel otherwise complete.
From Mesheikh, M/125. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition