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Hes vase

Petrified wood covered with dark blue glaze. Fragment only.

Provenance

From El Bersha, Tomb 5 D. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.392

Medium or Technique

Petrified wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels