Red polished jar with black stripes

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Ahnas el-Medinet

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 28.5 x 10.5 cm (11 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

91.270

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red polished jar with black stripes. It is made of coarse red clay. There are two black lines around the neck and on the body. It is amphora shaped with a pointed base. The rim is rolled.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna). 1890-1891: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 1891, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession date: December 8, 1891)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription