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Decorated ware jar imitating stone

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
Diam: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.130
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Purchased in Egypt from Mohammed Mohassib, 1907.

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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