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Beer Jar (Ovoid jar)

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Beer jar with modeled rim, very short neck, and pointed base: complete. The body of the vessel was handmade, likely though the coiling technique, while the short neck and rim were made on a wheel or similar turning device. The jar was not slipped. // GPMP type AB4, Reisner type A-4.

Provenance

From Deir el-Ballas Gift of W.M.F. Petrie: March 1897

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Ballas, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 10.5-12.3 cm; Height: 33.5 cm

Accession Number

97.114

Medium or Technique

Pottery (coarse Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels