Squat jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, D68

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 15 cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.719

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat, ovoid, marl jar with lug handles, flattened everted rim. Decorated with vertical registers of wavy lines. Surface worn with some mineral incrustations near the rim.

Provenance

From Abadiya, D68. 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