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Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Excavated: Abydos, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 2170-2008 B.C.E.
    PERIOD First Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 9/16 × 4 1/8 × 6 3/4 in. (9 × 10.5 × 17.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Pot, ca. 2170-2008 B.C.E. Clay, 3 9/16 × 4 1/8 × 6 3/4 in. (9 × 10.5 × 17.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 12.903. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.12.903_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.12.903_NegA_print_bw.jpg., 2016
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Orange-red polished clay pot with long, curving spout. Almost globular body, on very low ring base with slight depression in center. Grooved neck, wide flaring mouth, and turned back lip. Spout issues from shoulder and curves upward. Condition: Perfect save for slight chips at end of spout.
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