Ovoid jar with pointed base

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Pit 51 A, Tomb 10, shaft A

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 22 cm (13 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.946

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red ware.

Provenance

From Bersha, Pit 51 A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition