Tall cylindrical jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–3
3100–2630 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 48 x 14.3 cm (18 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1832

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2020

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

Probably from Edfu. 1904: purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt for the MFA with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund