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Squat jar with two lugs

Old Kingdom
early Dynasty 3
ca. 2649–2630 B.C.
From Egypt
Probably pegmatitic quartz diorite
H. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in); diam. 15 cm (5 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Foulds, 1924
Accession Number:
Not on view
Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, Cairo, 1924.

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