Squat redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, 396

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.108

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: squat
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: everted; narrow neck
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; somewhat worn exterior
Vessel Condition: rim chipped
Decoration: two bands of incised oblique lines on shoulder
Other: “396” written on base

Provenance

From Naqada 396.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie