Tall shouldered jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Cemetery G

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.684

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of white limestone and is finely formed. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. There are two small handles on the sides. The rim is broken.
The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Abydos, cemetery G. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription