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"Hes" vase

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Blue faience hes vase.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 2001, shaft A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15.3 x 5.2 cm (6 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.456

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment