Pottery Water Jar

Egyptian, Qau el-Kebir, Egypt, Africa

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Middle Kingdom (2030-1650 BCE)

Nile silt with calcium temper; medium fired, nicely finished, diagonal tool marks below shoulder

Overall: 8 7/16 x 4 9/16 in. (21.5 x 11.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase



Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt


2000-1000 BCE

Object Name



Ancient Egypt


Not on view


Archaeologist’s label "24/331" in blue pencil, other marks illegible

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.


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

Old Number

Reading Museum # 331; Qau el-Kebir 7331

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