Jar

Egyptian
Middle Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 7.5 cm (1 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.720

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Marl jar; squat, ovoid; lug handles, decorated with concentric circles. Flattened, everted rim

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