Wavy handled jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara, 79

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 23.5 × 11 cm (9 1/4 × 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1086

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wavy handled shoulder jar; pinkish marl clay; rolled everted rim, flat base, surface finish yellowish and uneven. Applied handles. From Denderah.

Provenance

From Dendara, 79. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription