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Thebes: UC 19221 and UC 16791

These neckless tall jars appear often in the second part of the first millennium BC in Egypt. The exact date of the two following very tall examples is not known (compare Aston 1999: pl. 93, nos. 2478-2480, pl. 114, nos. 3009-3017). The best parallels for such tall vessels have been found at Thebes, where they are dated to the 25th Dynasty (Mysliwiec1987: 26, 54). Many of them were found in funerary contexts next to burials and they contained embalming material, maybe left after mummification and 'buried' in these jars.

UC 19221 UC 16791



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