Small Pottery Jar

Egyptian, Qau el-Kebir, Egypt, Africa

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Middle Kingdom (2030-1650 BCE)

Nile clay with chunks of calcium temper; hematite slip, polished

Overall: 4 9/16 x 3 1/8 in. (11.6 x 8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6638

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum # 337; Qau el-Kebir 7337

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