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Jar with Lug Handles

Period:
Early Dynastic Period–New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 5–18 (?)
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C., reused 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Diorite
Dimensions:
H. 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in); diam. 25 cm (9 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.2.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Purchased in Egypt, 1919. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1920.

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