User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Amphora

Start collecting

Coarse, light-red clay; horizontal channels on body; two handles; neck broken.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Object Place

San-el-Hagar (Tanis), Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 16 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.716

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels