Pottery Jar

Unidentified Arab maker


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collected about 1867-1868

Glazed terracotta

Overall: 8 3/4 × 4 7/16 in. (22.2 × 11.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW



Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt


19th century

Object Name




Not on view

Exhibition History

Resonance and Inspiration: New Works by Magdalene Odundo [in conjunction with], Gene Y. Kim Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 30-October 14, 2007.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 17.


Collected by Mary Maynard Hitchcock (1834-1887) and Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), in Egypt (possibly from a dealer in Alexandria or Cairo), about 1867-68; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

Red No. 12.540; glass plate negative #: 28B14

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