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Small jar

Early Dynastic Period
ca. 3100–2650 B.C.
From Egypt
Hornblende diorite; foot gilded Gold
H: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.); diam. of rim: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Collection of Albert Gallatin, purchased by the Museum in 1966.

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