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Egyptian Early Dynastic pottery beer jar

E277

£350.00

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A rough pottery beer jar with a pointed base and torpedo-shaped body, the body formed with numerous finger-compressions and covered in a pale brown slip.

Culture
Egypt, Early Dynastic period, c. 3150-2686 BC

Size
25 x 12.8 cms

Condition
The base of the vase has been eroded/chipped to expose the black pottery core, some chips and an ancient crack on the rim

Provenance
Ex. deceased estate, Oxfordshire, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century, supplied with a metal tripod stand

For a similar beer jar from Abydos and now in the Petrie Museum, please see UC17555

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