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Tell el-Yahudiya juglet

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13
Date:
ca. 1802–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Expedition House area, House pit 1, MMA excavations, 1925
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H. 15 cm (5 7/8 in); Diam. 11 cm (4 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.1.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
The name of this type of pottery is derived from the site in the southeastern Delta where W. M. Flinders Petrie first found examples. The ware was most likely initially produced in the Levant. Widely imitated, it was distributed throughout the eastern Mediterranean, Egypt, and into Nubia.

Link to a blog post
My Early Life with the Middle Kingdom
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek Bagh, Tine 2015. "Imported Pottery." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 178–79, no. 114A.

Yamamoto, Kei 2015. "Comprehending Life: Community, Environment, and the Supernatural." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 189.

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