Stand with hieratic inscription

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–10
2150–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 200

Dimensions

Overall: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3791

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse black ware, haematite wash; with black painted inscription containing cartouche of King Nefer-ka. In two main parts. Unaccessioned small fragments of vessel stored with it; field number 13-4-231. See also 13-4-231, 13-4-207.

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, S.F.200. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition