Soul House

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir Rifa, Notes: (Egypt, Rifeh)

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 16.5 x 21 x 30 cm (6 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.551a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Pottery. Soul house with four columns and exterior stair to flat roof. Four holes in bottom may have held model trees or awning. Food offering modeled on bottom in courtyard.

Provenance

From Deir Rifa. Excavated for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription