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Ointment jar

Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty 13
ca. 1802–1640 B.C.
From Egypt
Black serpentinite
h. 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
Not on view
Purchased at Anderson Galleries, New York, auction of V. Everit Macy Estate, 1938. Previously collection of V. Everit Macy (d. 1930).

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