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Painted wavy-handled shoulder jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, 1229

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 14.2 cm (7 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.88

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

W ware; tall shoulder jar; flat base; plain, everted rim; pitted and decayed surface. Poor condition, large part missing. Two applied, wavy handles. Three registers of wavy lines (at base, rim, and midsection). One register of straight lines beneath the handles. Petrie type W43B.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Naqada.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie