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Shouldered jar with handles (amphora)

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Light-red clay; surface smooth; narrow neck with molded rings; mouth broken; two handles; slender foot.

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,

Object Place

Tanis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 13 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.718

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels