Wavy-handled jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Height: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.687

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall, slightly shouldered jar in pinkish marl clay, with two wavy ledge handles at the wodest point.

Provenance

From Abadiya. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription