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Cylinder vase

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 1
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1902
Accession Number:
02.4.68
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.

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