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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Ovoid jar
Date Made:4000-3600 BCE (Predynastic, Naqada I period)
Type:Container
Materials:Earthenware; burnished slip
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Naqada or Ballas
Measurements:Overall: 10 1/4 in x 7 1/8 in; 26 cm x 18.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1909.3156.AES
Credit Line:Gift of the American Exploration Society, Philadelphia
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Currently on view

Description:
Ceramic storage jar of burnished red ware. Fine-grained clay, stone polished.

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

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