'Hadra vase': cinerary urn in the form of a three-handled water jar

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1985.864

Medium or Technique

Painted pottery

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three-handled jar with a laurel wreath design painted around the neck and body. The wreath on the front of the body is enclosed in a “running spiral” pattern.

Provenance

By 1985: with Royal Athena Galleries, New York; 1985: purchased from Royal Athena Galleries, December 19, 1985.

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund in memory of Felicia Kutten