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Decorated ware jar with cross-hatched design

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.2.114
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Formerly Amherst Collection. Acquired by the Museum at the Amherst sale (Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, cat. no. 902), 1921.

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. 22.

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