Slender shouldered jar with flaring neck
First Intermediate Period
about 2100–2069 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5043, No. 3
Height x diameter (rim): 11.8 x 5.2 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster. Wide mouth; pointed bottom. Perfect.
From Sheikh Farag, SF 5043, No. 3. Nov. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition