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Beer Jar (Tall shouldered jar)

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Beer jar with direct rim and flat, stringcut base: complete. The vessel was made on the wheel and is unslipped. The bottom of the jar bears finger marks where the potter lifted it from the wheel when finished. // 1991.1160


From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.


Dendara, Egypt


Rim diameter: 7.2 cm; Base diameter: 7.5 cm; Maximum diameter: 15 cm; Height: 24 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World