About this object

An Egyptian alabaster jar insribed with the cartouche of Khety (Meryibra) ruler of the Herakleopolitan Period. The jar is cylindrical in shape with flat a base and an everted rim.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    First Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    About 2160 BC (Dynasty 9)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Alabaster
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from J. Möger, 1967
  • Collector
    Johan Möger
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Before 1967
  • Measurements
    123 mm x 71 mm x 70 mm
  • Related people
    Johan Möger (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Johan Möger

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1967
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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