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Globular necked jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–17
Date:
ca. 1981–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1261
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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