Pottery storage jar for commodities

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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Second Intermediate Period (1650-1550 BCE)

Light red-colored pottery; white slip

Overall: 14 1/2 x 12 in. (36.8 x 30.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6713

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Archaeologist’s ink label: “EA /IV” in small black letters.

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 (University College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum: no number

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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