Jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 534 #14

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 9 cm (8 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-238

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shoulder jar, red-brown ware, straw-marked, flat base; complete

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 534 #14. 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