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Object Number:E9510
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
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Provenience: Egypt
Locus: B6/13
Period: Egyptian Early Dynastic
First Dynasty
Date Made: ca. 2900 BCE
Early Date: -3100
Late Date: -2700
Materials:Travertine (uncertain)
Iconography:horus Falcon
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 27.2 cm
Outside Diameter:20.6 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Other Number:AES 2131 - AES


Travertine 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.

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Lower Egyptian Gallery (1996 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
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[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt.. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Research Center in Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 116/31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. "Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 56. no. 1. pg. 42-51 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 44, fig1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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: 92-93View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27, fig. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1901. The Royal Tombs of the Earliest Dynasties, pt. 2.. Egypt Exploration Fund. Vol. Memoir 24. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 4-5-19-44/pls II(3), LII (359)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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