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Tall ovoid jar

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The alabaster is finely grained. The neck is narrow. The rim is rolled and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, Sheikh Ali. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period or Old Kingdom, 2960–2134 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1519

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels