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Jar

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 3100-2675 B.C.E.
PERIOD Early Dynastic Period
DIMENSIONS 4 x Diam. 3 1/4 in. (10.1 x 8.2 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 07.447.44
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ovoid jar, with rather small flattened base, rather wide mouth, torus-lip, offset from body by neck-groove. Straight deep boring, banded alabaster, with a broad band of rough texture around waist. Condition: Rim slightly chipped. Flaws in stone at base. Slightly soiled.
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