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Two-handled vase with mark, closed with linen cloth

The tableware includes a number of amphorae decorated with petals and flowers painted around the necks. These jars are usually rounded, with one or two handles and a long, elegantly-colored neck. They were generally used as bottles to hold wine, a precious beverage that was almost exclusively consumed by wealthy families

S. 8250
Baked clay, cloth / linen
8 x 4.8 cm
1425–1353 BCE
New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep II / Tuthmosis IV / Amenhotep III
Deir el Medina / tomb of Kha (TT8)
Schiaparelli excavations (1906)
Sala 07 Vetrina 09
  • Budka, Julia (ed.), Non-Textual Marking System in Ancient Egypt (and Elsewhere) (Lingua Aegyptia - Studia monographica 16), Hamburg 2015, p. 111
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