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Globular shouldered jar

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Very thick alabaster jar. The base is small and flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. There are holes in the sides for suspension. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, before 3850 B.C.–about 2960 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm

Accession Number

03.1537

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels