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Slender shouldered jar with neck and lid

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There is a disc lid of coarse limestone. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. Parts of the rim are broken off. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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 Sheikh Farag. S.F.43

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 15.8 x 6.5 cm (6 1/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3624a-b

Medium or Technique

The jar is Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), and the lid is limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels