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Red polished jar with black stripes

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Red polished jar with black stripes. It is made of coarse red clay. There are two black lines around the neck and on the body. It is amphora shaped with a pointed base. The rim is rolled.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna). 1890-1891: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 1891, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: December 8, 1891)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Ahnas el-Medinet, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 28.5 x 10.5 cm (11 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

91.270

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels