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a (jar): 24.7 × 17.3 × 17.7 cm (9 ¾ × 7 × 7 in)
b (lid): 10.1 × 12 × 11.4 cm (4 × 4 ¾ × 4 1/5 in)
Gift of Henry H. Getty, Robert H. Fleming, Norman W. Harris, and Charles L. Hutchinson
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Thomas George Allen, A Handbook of the Egyptian Collection (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1923), p. 20.
The Art Institute of Chicago, acquired in 1894; price reimbursed by Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, Robert H. Fleming, and Norman W. Harris.
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