Marl storage jar with potmark

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, 106

Dimensions

Overall: 42 x 15 cm (16 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.89

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware (marl)
Vessel type: slender
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: rolled
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: marl
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: 2 incised bands around rim
Other: wet-incised potmark in shape of reversed “Y” rotated 90 degrees to the left

Provenance

From Naqada 106.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie