Jar

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6
Date:
ca. 2649–2100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1931
Accession Number:
31.4.8
Not on view
Purchased in Egypt and donated to the Museum, 1931

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. 119.