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Decorated ware jar depicting plant or tree

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.); diam: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1899
Accession Number:
99.3.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Donated by Theodore M. Davis, 1899.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 22.

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