Model globular shouldered jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple, M 69

Dimensions

Height x depth: 2 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1735

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Faience model globular shouldered jar. It has a cream glaze. The base is flat, and the rim is almost completley broken off.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M 69. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription