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Sinusoidal jar

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Faience sinusoidal jar. It has a deep blue glaze. There are irregular darker markings intended to represent lotus flowers. The base is flat, and the rim is slightly rolled. There are chips broken off of the rim. The surface is worn. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt. Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard Aug 15, 1912.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–about 1640 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x depth: 8 x 5.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.806

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels