Wine Jars Of Nedjmet

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Liana Miate
published on 08 May 2017

Egyptian wine jars, 18th-19th Dynasties, about 1550-1186 BCE. Provenance unknown. The British Museum, (photo taken at The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia)

Originally part of a set of at least four jars, these two vessels belonged to the funerary equipment of Lady Nedjmet. The inscription on the jars claim that they were filled with Nile Delta wine, a luxury beverage that was favoured during feasts and celebrations.

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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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