Tall cross-lined beaker decorated with animals and abstract patterns at base and neck
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.
Height x diameter: 32.2 x 13.8 cm (12 11/16 x 5 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pottery Nile silt ware
Not On View
Tall jar with flaring mouth, with dark red glaze (badly worn in some areas) over pinkish clay. The decoration consists of three rows of triangles and two narrow lines around neck, a row of triangles inside rim and drawings of unidentified objects on the body, with a wide zigzag line below. Broken and mended.
Said to be from Abadiya. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for 10 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund