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Jar with Lug Handles

Early Dynastic Period–New Kingdom
Dynasty 2–3
Reign of Thutmose III, reused from earlier period
ca. 3100–2649 B.C., reused 1479–1425 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
H. 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.); diam. 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Purchased in Egypt, 1919. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1920.

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