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Vessel fragment

This is a body fragment of an alabaster vessel. The fragment is slightly curved.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 165 B. 1913: 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, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 3.9 cm (1 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-321

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels