Shouldered jar with flaring neck (hes-vase)

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 506

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 8 cm (5 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Crude “hes” vase, red brown ware, red-wash, poorly baked

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition