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Decorated ware jar with boats

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H: 9.1cm (3 9/16 in); Diam: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.176.121
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Purchased by the Museum from Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, 1910.

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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