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  • Jar from the tomb of Sennedjem, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 b.c.
    Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el–Medina, western Thebes
    Painted red pottery; H. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
    Funds from various donors, 1886 (86.1.10)

    This wine jar is decorated with floral garlands like those used in representations of funerary feasts. Numerous jars of this sort were found in Sennedjem's tomb.

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  • Jar from the tomb of Sennedjem, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
    Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes
    Painted red pottery; H. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
    Funds from various donors, 1886 (86.1.10)

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