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Ancient Art

Jar

3rd–6th century A.D.

Reddish clay, creamy slip, red and blue paint

6 × 2 3/8 in. (15.2 × 6.1 cm)
2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm) Diam. of base
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.594
Culture: 
Egyptian, Coptic
Period: 
Coptic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Said to be from Upper Egypt (perhaps Akhmim?). Ex-Lonna Collection.

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922).

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 182, no. 105, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.