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Tell el-Yahudiya juglet

This is a polished blackware juglet; mainly the body remains with a fragment missing from one side. Its shape is that of a conical Tell el-Yahudiya type, a Canaanite form that was both imported and copied in Egypt. It has a small disc base (chipped) with a concave bottom. A small part of a...

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From Quft, area G. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947. (Accession Date: June 1, 1923)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian/Egyptian/Canaanite, Second Intermediate Period, about 1700–1550 B.C.


Quft, Egypt

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The Ancient World