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Provenance

Probably from Edfu. 1904: purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt for the MFA with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–3, 3100–2630 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 48 x 14.3 cm (18 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1832

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels