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Wide-mouthed ovoid jar

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Light red clay; lip at the top. From Denderah.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 9–11, 2100–2061 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1064

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels