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Tall ovoid footed jar

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The surface is rough. There are two small handles. The rim is rolled and everted. The jar sits unevenly. There is a chip in the body. It is complete.

Provenance

Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for 10 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accessioned on: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1471

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels