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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. Disposed of December 28, 1906.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis, 471. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account. (Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2, 2960–2649 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.8 x 2 cm (2 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1723

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels