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Jar with pointed base and intact seal

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 3–4
Date:
ca. 2649–2100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Egyptian Antiquities Service excavations
Medium:
Pottery
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.2.20
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Antiquities Service at Saqqara. Purchased by the Museum from the Egyptian Government, 1928.

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. 120.

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