Squat shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/2102

Dimensions

Height x diameter 22 x 54 cm (8 11/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1204

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is brown and black speckled. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. The mouth is wide. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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 Mesheikh. Mes / 2102

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition