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Cosmetic jar in the form of a fish

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Red glazed vase in form of fish. One handle. Black painted decoration. Tail mended.

Provenance

From Semna, cemetery S 502. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length x width: 16.8 x 8.8 cm (6 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1785

Medium or Technique

Red pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels