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'Hadra vase': cinerary urn in the form of a three-handled water jar

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Three-handled jar with a laurel wreath design painted around the neck and body. The wreath on the front of the body is enclosed in a "running spiral" pattern.


By 1985: with Royal Athena Galleries, New York; 1985: purchased from Royal Athena Galleries, December 19, 1985.

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund in memory of Felicia Kutten

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.


Height: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Painted pottery


The Ancient World