Wide-mouthed bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 522 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 15.5 cm (7 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-51A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of seven jars, red brown ware, wheel made, straw marked, hand-molded base.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. 1923: 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