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Jar with handle in the form of an ibex

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Alabaster. Fragment of vase with single handle in form of ibex head. Mouth a spout. Inlaid eyes. Base separate cemented in, now missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G I-c. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1863

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels