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Vase

Alabaster. Fragment from shoulder of vase. Part of incised inscription filled with blue color. Glue? on dressed edge. 24.724 is part of same vessel.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag: S.F.5203. November 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

24.723

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels