Shoulder jar

Egyptian
PredynasticPeriod
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, 131

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 8 cm (15 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.674

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nile silt shoulder jar with round base. Rim is everted, rolled, and chipped. Striations from vertical trimming.

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