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Jar with pointed bottom

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Finely formed; cracked.

Provenance

From Sheikh Ali. 1903: Purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.2 x 4.5 cm (6 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1529

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels