Egyptian Anthropomorphic Pot

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 April 2016

This is a redware pot. It depicts a woman with breasts and arms; she holds a spout (which is lost). There is a hole at the back of the pot for filling. From Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 2061 to 1690 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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