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Fragment of stone vessel inscribed for King Qa

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Two stone vessel fragments. They are inscribed for King Qa in black paint. The paint on the smaller fragment is very faded.

Provenance

From Abydos, cemetery G. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2889–2859 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 6.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.687

Medium or Technique

Gray marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels