Squat lug-handled jar

Egyptian
Late Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, (tag says '2?7?4')

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 8 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.725

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat, ovoid jar with round base and everted flat rim; two lug handles, black polish; broken and mended.

Provenance

From Abadiya, (tag says '2?7?4'). 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