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Model of a jar

Light blue faience model of a hes vase, faded to almost white, top and bottom broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5. 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

Height: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-128

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models