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Globular jar with lid

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Alabaster, with disc lid. Rim of vase broken and mended. Chip missing from lid.

Provenance

From Semna, Tomb S 515 No. 1. February 26, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

height x width x diameter (lid): 14.6 x 17.3 x 9.5 cm (5 3/4 x 6 13/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.744a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels