Blue-painted jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18
1390–1292 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1331

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pyriform jar of Nile silt clay with short neck, wide mouth, and rounded base. Decorated with horizontal bands of lotus petals in light blue paint, highlighted with red and black.

Provenance

By 1969, Mr. and Mrs. E. Anthony Kutten, Brookline, MA; 1969, year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kutten to the MFA. (Accession date: January 14, 1970)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. E. Anthony Kutten in honor of Dows Dunham, Curator Emeritus of the Department of Egyptian Art