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Jar and cover

Jar and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt

  • Credit Line:

    A gift by Monsieur G. Jabbagh

  • Museum number:

    C.414&A-1926

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Soft buff earthenware jar and cover, covered with a clear glaze with patches of purple. Egg-shaped, the cover is in the form of a stylised hamks head, partly painted in purple; on one side is a rectangular panel painted with hieroglyphics in purple-brown.

Place of Origin

Egypt

Marks and inscriptions

Hieroglyphics

Descriptive line

Jar and cover in soft buff earthenwre, Ancient Egyptian.

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Hieroglyphics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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