Slender shouldered jar with flaring neck (hes jar)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2140–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft B, chamber

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1129

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Hes-vase. Heavy bronze; slightly corroded; no welds or joints discernible. Perfect.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B, chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha, May 1915

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition