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Beaker Jar

Artist/Maker: Artist Unknown (Artist Unknown)

Date: ca. 2700 BCE
Medium: calcite (Egyptian alabaster)
Overall: 12 x 7 1/8 in. (30.5 x 18.1 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Museum purchase through funds from Andrew J. Sordoni
Object number: 58.105.004
DescriptionEgyptians included stone jars like this to hold food offerings that were included in the tomb. The Egyptians found multiple ways to convey to the next world the food they believed the deceased needed.
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