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Jar with Lug Handles

Period:
Early Dynastic Period–New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 2–3
Reign:
Reign of Thutmose III, reused from earlier period
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C., reused 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in); diam. 22 cm (8 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.2.28
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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