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Shouldered jar with vertical handles (amphora)

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Amphora with two vertical handles and an incised collar on the shoulder. The collar is composed of lotus flowers and poppy petals. The handles are carved with vertical ribs and horizontal grooves; the neck is also grooved. [Alternate Text:] Pottery vases and more precious stone versions, such...

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From Saqqara. 1859: collected in Egypt by Mrs. J. H. Wells; 1879: purchased by the Peabody Museum, Harvard University (Peabody Museum 19818); 1937: recieved by the museum through exchange with Peabody Museum, Harvard University January 21, 1937 (accessioned by V/C January 7, 1944). See Registration folder No. 67

Credit Line

By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard

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

Object Place for Label

Saqqara, Egypt


Height x diameter: 34.8 x 22 cm (13 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World