Slender shouldered jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–12
2140–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, D 93

Dimensions

Height: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7302

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has a large mouth. The rim is rolled and everted. It has horizontal veining. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 93. 1901: 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. (Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription