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Ancient Art

Squat jar

3100–2686 B.C.

Indurated yellow limestone

6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
other (diam. of opening): 5 cm(1 15/16 in.)
Anonymous gift
1937.98
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Old Kingdom, Dynasties 1–2
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

Andre Bircher, Cairo 1920

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