New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
AN AMARNA POTTERY JAR
dynasty xviii, reign of akhenaten, 1353-1335 b.c.
With tall flaring neck and biconical body, with three distinct registers divided by multi-colored bands, each register with repeating floral motifs, those on the belly depicting lotus flowers and papyrus umbels
24 in. (62.2 cm.) high
Swiss Private Collection
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For similar vessels see fig. 150 in Hayes, The Scepter of Egypt, II.
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