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W ware shoulder jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, Tomb 3a

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 20 cm (11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.113

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: W ware
Vessel type: tall
Profile: shoulder
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: very poor; heavily encrusted
Vessel Condition: complete, but rim chipped; broken and repaired
Decoration: “34” written on base
Other: handle type E

Provenance

From Naqada, Tomb 3a.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie