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Globular shouldered jar

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It is coarse and heavy. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, Sheikh Ali. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period or Old Kingdom, 2960–2134 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1520

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels