Decorated D ware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B30

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 17 cm (6 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.714

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Light red clay; decoration in red of four wavy lines at top with row of triangles below. Squat jar with rolled everted rim, flat base.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B30. 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