Long necked shoulder jar with handle

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13.6 x 6 cm (5 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2939

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Long necked shoulder jar with handle. It is made of red ware. It has a wash. There is one handle extending from the shoulder to the upper neck. It is imported. The base is footed and flat. The rim is plain and flaring. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition