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Shouldered jar with handles (amphora)

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Vase. Large portion of the body covered with horizontal grooves, light-red clay, rough work, traces of light yellow priming, twisted handles, upper rim broken.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.719

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels