Pottery Hes-jar

Egyptian, Beni Hasan, Egypt, Africa

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Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 (about 2000 BCE)

Nile clay

Overall: 7 x 3 in. (17.8 x 7.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6681

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Archaeologist’s label: 608

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 #608

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