Decorated shoulder jar with lug handles

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, D87

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 19 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.718

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Marl shoulder jar with three triangular lug handles, and two registers of red wavy lines. Irregular rim, which is rolled and everted.

Provenance

From Abadiya, D87. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 1, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription