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Miniature Vessel
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Miniature Vessel


Description Provenance Credit
Description This imitation of a tall vessel with rim turned outward has small vertical handles and a round base, now partly broken. There are several repairs. The shape is characteristic of larger vessels of the period.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown]; by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid 4th millennium BCE (Predynastic)
Medium
hippopotamus ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.555
Measurements
H: 3 5/8 x W: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 x 9.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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