From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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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
Section Egyptian
Materials Andesite | Porphyry
Technique Incised
Iconography Heryshef | Table
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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 The vessel was originally made in the early dynastic period, but was later repaired.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

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

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