Slender shouldered jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1511

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite (blue marble)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The neck and rim are broken. The neck is slightly concave. The base is pointed. The rim is rolled, everted, and slightly flaring. The neck is attached separatly to the body.

Provenance

Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1510-03.1511) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accessioned on: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund