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Model hes jar

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One of five model "Hes" vases. Blue glazed, hole in base for peg.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha tomb 6d. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.389e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels