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Jar sealing impressed with name of Queen Neithhotep

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 1
Reign:
reign of Aha
Date:
ca. 3100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Naqada, "The Royal Tomb", Garstang excavations 1904
Medium:
Clay (fired)
Dimensions:
H. 6.3 x W. 6 x D. 2.8 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.2.54
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavated by John Garstang on behalf of Oxford University, 1904. Acquired by the University in the division of finds. Purchased from the Oxford University Expedition to Nubia by the Museum, 1920.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 39.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Introduction." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 15, no. 2.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Early Dynastic Art." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 150, 170.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 244, no. 2.

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