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Rough ware jar

Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty 1
ca. 2960–2770 B.C.
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, The precinct of the temple of Osiris, Tomb M12, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1902
Accession Number:
Not on view
Egypt Exploration Fund excavations. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription to the EEF, 1902.

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. 42.

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