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Fragmentary small ceramic jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–12
2140–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13-A

Accession Number

15-4-431

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Remains of a white paint on exterior. Interior full of a hardened mineral substance.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition