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Model ceremonial jar

Traces of yellow slip, ordinary red ware (broken in two pieces)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 3. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11, 2040–1991 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-598

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels