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Object Number:
E13682
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Period:
Egyptian Early Dynastic
First Dynasty
Date Made:
3000-2625 BC
Early Date:
-3000
Late Date:
-2625
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Breccia (uncertain)
Porphyry (uncertain)
Technique:
Incised
Iconography:
Heryshef
Table
Description:
Large Vessel of andesite porphyry(?) or breccia. The vessel was originally made in the early dynastic period, but was later repaired. There is a circular plug where one of the lugs were. At a later date, the vessels was incised with an image of the ram headed god Heryshef seated infront of a table.
Other Number:
M11568   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 220-21
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