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Squat shouldered jar

Very heavy; not translucent; perfect.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Ali. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–6, 2960–2150 B.C.

Accession Number

03.1525

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels