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Tall ovoid jar

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Globular ovoid jar with rounded base and rolled, everted rim; coarse red clay (R ware); slipped; badly scratched; pitted; eroded; short neck, round bottom; some surface flakes and rim chips. A triangular potmark with another smaller triangle inside on the side of the jar. "144" "x11" (?) wirtten in black...

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Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 cm, 3 kg, 17 cm (8 7/16 in., 6.6 lb., 6 11/16 in.) Storage: 8 x 9 x 13 cm (3 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1064

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels