Beer Jar (Ovoid jar)

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Ballas

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 10.5-12.3 cm; Height: 33.5 cm

Accession Number

97.114

Medium or Technique

Pottery (coarse Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Beer jar with modeled rim, very short neck, and pointed base: complete. The body of the vessel was handmade, likely though the coiling technique, while the short neck and rim were made on a wheel or similar turning device. The jar was not slipped. // GPMP type AB4, Reisner type A-4.

Provenance

From Deir el-Ballas
Gift of W.M.F. Petrie: March 1897

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie