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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Jar
Date Made:3150-2628 BCE (Early Dynastic period)
Type:Household Accessory
Materials:Clay
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Abydos
Measurements:H.: 7 inches; Max. Diam.: 6 inches; Lip Diam.: 3-1/2 inches
Narrative Inscription:  "R" printed on shoulder
Accession Number:  MH 1911.R.T.Upp
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Piriform jar of red-brown clay, with flat bottom and rough, ridged surface.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; pottery; vessels; containers; jars

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1911.R.T.Upp

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