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Double jar of white cross-lined ware

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada I–Early Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3700–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.147
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Purchased by the Museum 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. 17, fig. 8.

Cox, Warren E. 1979. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain, 1. 1979. New York: Crown Publishing, p. 10, fig. 10.

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