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Shouldered jar

Old Kingdom
Dynasty 6
ca. 2323–2150 B.C.
From Egypt
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
H. 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Purchased from Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, 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. 118.

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