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Storage jar

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Painted storage jar, with white slip and plum-colored paint.


From Amarna. 1923: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; awarded to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; given by subscription to the Toledo Museum of Art by the EEF; 1925-1993: Toledo Museum of Art (25.773); 1993: sold at Sotheby's, New York, to Peter Lacovara; 1997: given to the MFA by Peter Lacovara. (Accession date: December 31, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter Lacovara

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1353–1336 B.C.


Overall: 33cm (13in.) Overall: 30 x 28 cm (11 13/16 x 11 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pottery (marl)


The Ancient World