Shouldered amphora with incised decoration

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Height x width x depth (restored): 29.8 x 23.8 x 16.0 cm (11 3/4 x x 9 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.815

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha, Tomb 41. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1. 1887. (Accession date: April 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription