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Provenance

Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1904: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1868-04.1873, 04.1875-04.1887) for £10. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, 2960–2575 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.5 x 11 cm (2 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1872

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels