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Vase

Object Number:
E9510
Current Location:
Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Provenience:
Egypt
Abydos
Locus:
B6/13
Period:
Egyptian Early Dynastic
First Dynasty
Narmer
Date Made:
c. 2900 BC
Early Date:
-3100
Late Date:
-2700
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Alabaster
Iconography:
horus Falcon
Serekh
Description:
Calcite cylinder vase with straight sides and raised cord decoration around top. Inscribed with the name of Narmer enclosed within a serekh and topped by a Horus falcon.
Height:
27.2cm
Outside Diamater:
20.6cm
Other Number:
AES2131   -   Other Number

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: 92-93
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[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 116/31
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[Book] Petrie, William M. 1901. The Royal Tombs of the Earliest Dynasties, pt. 2. Memoir 24. : Page/Fig./Plate: 4-5-19-44/pls II(3), LII (359)
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