Tall shouldered jar with stopper

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, Niche in bottom of Pit D (east side)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 38 x 21.6 cm (14 15/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-149

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ordinary red-ware, red wash, sealed with mud.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, niche in bottom of pit D (east side). 1915: 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