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Lower part of model vessel

Base of a Hes vase; sky-blue color, white core.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, April 27, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.5 x 2.8 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-420

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels