Pottery Jar with Quatrefoil Rim

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


Middle Kingdom (2030-1650 BCE)

Clay with calcium temper, red wash

Overall: 5 3/16 × 4 in. (13.2 × 10.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Diospolis Parva (Hu) 239, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


2000-1000 BCE

Object Name


Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


Archeologist’s labels: “A” in ink [with foot?]; [Y 239] in blue pencil


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

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