Globular jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 16 cm (8 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-415b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular, bag-shaped jar with a rolled, everted rim. One body fragment and part of rim is missing. Round base.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 231. 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