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Ovoid jar with pointed base

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Red ware.

Provenance

From Bersha, Pit 51 A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 22 cm (13 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.946

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels