Model slender shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple, room M69

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.6 x 3.9 cm (3 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1734

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Faience model slender shouldered jar. It has a light blue glaze. It has a closed mouth. The base is flat, and the rim is slightly rolled. It is heavily made. It is much worn. The surface is pitted in some areas.

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