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Jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 7 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.722

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid Nile silt jar with pointed base and everted, rolled rim. Broken and restored with a plaster substance on the interior; small fragments still missing. Surface worn.

Provenance

From Abadiya. 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