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Jar with pointed bottom

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Light red clay, large neck and round bottom. From El Kab.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, 1295–1186 B.C.

Findspot

El Kab, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 25.1 x 12.5 cm (9 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1077

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels