Tall shouldered jar with flaring rim

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/104/A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.1 x 4.8 cm (2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1210

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The marble is yellow. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. 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 / 104 / A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition