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Wavy-handled jar with cross-hatched design

Period:
Predynastic Period
Date:
ca. 4500–4000 B.C. (?)
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 105, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
h. 30 cm (11 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.1.99
Not on view
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Hierakonpolis, 1934–35. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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