Pottery Hes-jar (Water Jar)

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


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Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 (about 2000 BCE)

Nile clay

Overall: 7 × 3 in. (17.8 × 7.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Beni Hasan 608, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


2000-1000 BCE

Object Name


Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


Archaeologist’s label: 608

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.


Univeristy of Liverpool, Institute of Archaeology; Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

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