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Pottery vase with inscription labeling a royal estate

Predynastic, Naqada III
ca. 3100 B.C.
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Umm el-Qaab, Tomb of Qaa (B7), Egypt Exploration Fund excavations
Pottery, ink
H: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.); diam: 10.1 cm (4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Egypt Exploration Fund excavations. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription to the EEF, 1901.

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