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Object Number:E13682
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: Northeast corner of Room 255, Strip 584.
Period: Egyptian Early Dynastic
First Dynasty
Date Made: 3000-2625 BCE
Early Date: -3000
Late Date: -2625
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Andesite
Porphyry
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Heryshef
Table
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 27 cm
Outside Diameter:22 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1920
Other Number:M11568 - Field No SF

Description

Large Vessel of andesite porphyry. The vessel was originally made in the early dynastic period, but was later repaired. There is a circular plug where one of the lugs was. At a later date, the vessels was incised with an image of the ram headed god Herishef seated in front of a table.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 220-21View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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