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New Kingdom Egyptian Pottery Figural Mother Milk Jug

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1183406

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Rare spouted feminoform Nile Silt Milk Vase, New Kingdom, XVIII Dynasty, Egypt 1550 - 1307 BCE. 12" high with custom stand, intact and in excellent condition. Anthropomorphic milk jug fashioned with facial features and arms cradling breasts-spouts. The finds of Nile-silt vessels such as this one are described in great detail in Collin A. Hope's, Egyptian Pottery (Shire Publications LTD 1987) An artifact of almost identical characteristics, part of the collection of the Petrie Museum, can be found on page 50 of Hope's book.