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Piriform jar

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Jar with pointed bottom and wide flaring mouth. Red-brown ware painted in 2 zones; black and red lines, blue washes.

Provenance

From Tell el-Amarna. 1935-36: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; 1937: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through the Hon. Robert Bass.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349–1336 B.C.

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Dimensions

Height: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels