Slender shouldered jar with flaring neck

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period
about 2100–2069 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5043, No. 3

Dimensions

Height x diameter (rim): 11.8 x 5.2 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.890

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Wide mouth; pointed bottom. Perfect.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition