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Slender shouldered jar with flaring neck (hes jar)

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Hes-vase. Heavy bronze; slightly corroded; no welds or joints discernible. Perfect.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B, chamber. 1915: 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. Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha, May 1915

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2140–1991 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1129

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels