Tall ovoid jar with lug handles

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada II to Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C., or earlier


Findspot: Egypt, El-Amra (El Amrah)

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 cm

Accession Number

01.7298

Medium or Technique

Pegmatitic hornblende diorite

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Barrel-shape, small handles. Edge broken.

Provenance

From el-Amra (El-Amrah). 1900-1901: excavated by D. Randall-Maciver for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the MFA.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription