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Bag-shaped jar

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One of four jars, red-brown ware

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 5120. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 16 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-564A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels