Small spherical jar with inscription
MIddle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Object Place: The Sudan, Kerma, 325 / 13
Height x depth: 12.4 x 13.6 cm (4 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.) Cover: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Egyptian spherical stone vessel with a round base, short neck, and disk rim. It is inscribed for a man named Horheriat, scribe in the temple of Horus at el Kab in southern Egypt.
From Nubia, Kerma. 1914: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition