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Hanging jar from a foundation deposit

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Hanging jar of yellow-brown clay; tapering base; attachments on shoulder for hanging.


Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund in the temple of Wadjet, Tell Nabasha; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration fund June 24, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Object Place

Tell Nabasha, Egypt


Overall: 9 x 6.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits