Jar with rolled rim

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Greywacke
Dimensions:
H: 15.2 cm (6 in); diam: 14 cm (5 1/2 in); weight 1 kg (2.2 lbs.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.176.152
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: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 41.