Miniature Pottery Jar

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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Middle Kingdom (2030-1650 BCE)

Nile clay with thick hematite slip, polished

Overall: 2 5/16 x 3 1/8 in. (5.9 x 8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6662

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Archaeologist’s label: “VII”

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: no number

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