Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wine or beer jar

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6
Date:
ca. 2649–2100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1944
Accession Number:
44.4.76
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan Collection, acquired by him before 1913. Acquired by the Museum from the Estate of J. P. Morgan, 1944.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 119.

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