User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Rim and body vessel fragment

Start collecting

Faience jar fragment. It is a rim and body fragment. The rim is plain and squared. It has a fine blue glaze. There are inscriptions and cartouches in black. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Sinai, the Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; 1905: Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 9.5 x 5.5 x 1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.148

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels