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Acquisitions from the R. T. Miller, Jr. Fund
3600 BCE - 3200 BCE
Predynastic Period (ca. 5300-3000 BCE)
10 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. (26.3 x 11.5 cm)
Medium and Support:
R. T. Miller Fund
Location: Currently on view
Frederic Morgan Collection
The painted decoration reproduces for eternity the string or straw mesh holder in which jars like this hung in daily life.
[Gallery label text, 2004]
Frederic G. Morgan (d. 1920), Aurora, New York; purchased from his estate by the Gallery in 1951
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Scope: Article.
Memorial Art Gallery.
Rochester, New York: Memorial Art Gallery, 1935-1995.
Volume Number: 17,
Issue Number: 5.
Issue Date: April-May, 1952.
Article Scope: Reproduction only.
Rochester Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester Handbook.
Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 1961.
Article Scope: Mention.
Magnum Opus: The Story of the Memorial Art Gallery, 1913-1988.
Rochester, NY: Memorial Art Gallery, 1988.
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