Egyptian Vase In the Form Of A Pregnant Woman

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Liana Miate
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published on 01 June 2017
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Egyptian calcite vessel in the form of a pregnant woman. Its handle represents a child holding the woman's hair. 18th Dynasty, about 1479-1352 BCE. Found in Tomb 949, Abydos, Egypt. The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia)

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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