Shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1521

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The alabaster is translucent. The neck has been inserted. The base is pointed, and the rim is rolled and everted. The neck is flaring. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, Sheikh Ali.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund