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Body fragments of a jar

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Four body fragments of a green glazed faience jar. Two of the fragments are conjoined. It is decorated and inscribed with black paint. The material is very thick. The surface is worn. The base is pointed. The jar is almost complete.

Provenance

From Sinai, Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; 1905: Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 15 x 9 x 1 cm (5 7/8 x 3 9/16 x 3/8 in.) Height x width x thickness: 9.3 x 8.1 x 2.1 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/16 x 13/16 in.) Height x width x thickness: 10 x 5.6 x 1.5 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.168a-c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels