Slender shouldered jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

02.693

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is pointed, and the rim is rolled and everted. THe neck is long and slightly flaring. A piece is missing from the neck and rim.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1902: 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 on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription