Squat shouldered jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 or 3
2750–2575 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 15 cm (3 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1516

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of gray marble. The rim is loose. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. The surface is scratched. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, Sheikh Ali.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund