Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty: Dynasty 19
Reign: reign of Ramesses II
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Medina, Tomb of Sennedjem (TT 1), Egyptian Antiquities Service/Maspero excavations, 1885–86
Medium: Painted red pottery
Dimensions: H. 30.5 cm (12 in); w. 16 cm (6 5/16 in)
Credit Line: Funds from various donors, 1886
Accession Number: 86.1.10
This wine jar is decorated with floral garlands like those used in representations of funerary feasts. Numerous jars of this sort were found in Sennedjem's tomb.