Jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 7 cm (4 5/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.695

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nile silt close-mouthed ovoid jar; everted rolled rim and pointed base.

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