Soul house

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir Rifa

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 24.1 x 25.4 cm (4 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

07.551b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Pottery. Soul house with two columns and flat roof. Small nub of clay near right column.
Marked on side with black “31” referring to its Rifeh number.
Much restoration has been done, and modern breakage [some post restoration] evident when compared to old published photo.

Provenance

From Deir Rifa. Excavated by W. Flinders Petrie 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