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Long necked flask with foot

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The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The body is ovoid shaped. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is rolled and everted. The rim is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete and in good condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 347. 1910-11:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.5 x 5.6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2453

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels