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Large piriform storage jar

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Large, piriform storage jar in marl clay.

Provenance

From Tell el Amarna. 1923-4: excavated by EES; Given as an anonymous gift in honor of Dr. Rita Freed, Curator of the Department of Art of the Ancient World: Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eartern Art.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds given anonymously in honor of Dr. Rita Freed, Curator of the Department of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349–1336 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 65 x 43 cm (25 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1997.143

Medium or Technique

Pottery (marl clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels