Cosmetic jar in the form of a fish

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Semna, S502, Notes: Egypt (Semna, cemetery S 502)

Dimensions

Length x width: 16.8 x 8.8 cm (6 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1785

Medium or Technique

Red pottery

On View

Egypt: New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red glazed vase in form of fish. One handle. Black painted decoration. Tail mended.

Provenance

From Semna, cemetery S 502. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition