Bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Late Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, H54

Dimensions

Storage: 9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.675

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat jar with round base; fine red clay, no slip; rolled everted rim; neck has tool marks as from wheel-turning; white encrustation on surface.

Provenance

From Abadiya, H54. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription