University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E13682
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Egyptian Early Dynastic
First Dynasty
Date Made: 3000-2625 BC
Early Date: -3000
Late Date: -2625
Materials:Breccia (uncertain)
Porphyry (uncertain)
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1920
Other NumberM11568 - Field No SF


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 The vessel was originally made in the early dynastic period, but was later repaired.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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition


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

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