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Light red clay; short neck round bottom; white deposit on outside. From El Kab. Says "175," "XII," and other illegible writings.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Accession Number

97.1063

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels