Model jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B, chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.7 x 4.3 cm (1 7/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.913

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small model vase. Mass of hard, brown foreign matter adhering to side, resin?

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B, chamber. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt (accessioned 1921).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition