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Shoulder jar

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Nile silt shoulder jar, R ware, plain rim.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B70. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace. (Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 14 cm (6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.705

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels