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The body shape is squat and ovoid. The rim is wide and flaring. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are chipped off the rim and lower body. It is not complete.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian,

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Asyut, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1895

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels