Ancient Art

Brown Alabaster Jar

3500–3100 B.C.

Alabaster

14.8 x 19 x 11.2 cm (5 13/16 x 7 1/2 x 4 7/16 in.)
Anonymous gift ex. Coll.: Nicholas Tano, Cairo, Jan-Feb 1920
1937.156
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Naqada II-III (Gerzean Period)
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Nicholas Tano, Cairo, 1920

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 30, no. 8A, ill.

Stephen P. Harvey, Gifts to Osiris, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1987), 18, checklist no. 60, ill.

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