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Rough ware jar

Period:
Predynastic Period
Date:
ca. 4500–4000 B.C. (?)
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Northern Upper Egypt, Abadiya, EEF excavaions 1898-1899
Medium:
Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number:
99.4.159
Not on view
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abadiya. Received from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum, 1899.

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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