Piriform jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten
1349–1336 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar with pointed bottom and wide flaring mouth. Red-brown ware painted in 2 zones; black and red lines, blue washes.

Provenance

From Tell el-Amarna. 1935-36: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; 1937: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription