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  • Vase, Coptic period (3rd–12th century), 8th century
    Egypt
    Ceramic; painted, unglazed; H. 19 1/8 in. (48.5 cm), Diam. 17 11/16 in. (45 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.2.74)

    The painted patterns on this large storage jar are arranged to emphasize the swelling shape of the vessel. The animal, bird, and plant motifs are closely related to those found on contemporary textiles.

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  • Vase, Coptic period (3rd–12th century), 8th century
    Egypt
    Ceramic; painted, unglazed; H. 19 1/8 in. (48.5 cm), Diam. 17 11/16 in. (45 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.2.74)

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