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Hes jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 231

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 11 cm (9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-406

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: Hes jar
Condition: flat, chipped base; broken rim

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 231. 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