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Globular necked jar of desert clay

Period:
Predynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3850–2960 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), MMA excavations
Medium:
Pottery
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.1.109
Not on view
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Hierakonpolis, 1934–35. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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. 23.

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