Ritual vessel (hes-jar)

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period to Old Kingdom, Dynasty 1–
2960–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Osiris-Khentyamentyu Temple, area 215

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 23 x 11 cm (9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1955

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Abydos, Osiris-Khentyamentyu Temple, area 215. 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