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Dummy jar

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Faience dummy jar. It has a faded and worn blue-green glaze. It is a tall ovoid jar with an unusual upper body. The base is flat. It is crude modeling.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M 69. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 4.8 x 2.1 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1736

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels