University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E9510
Current Location: Collections storage
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
Height: 27.2cm
Outside Diameter:20.6cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Other NumberAES2131 - Other Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 56 (1): 42-51. : Page/Fig./Plate: 44, fig1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 92-93View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 116/31View Objects cited in this Publication
[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)View Objects cited in this Publication

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