Tall ovoid jar with lug handles
Predynastic Period, Naqada II to Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C., or earlier
Findspot: Egypt, El-Amra (El Amrah)
Overall: 10.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Pegmatitic hornblende diorite
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Barrel-shape, small handles. Edge broken.
From el-Amra (El-Amrah). 1900-1901: excavated by D. Randall-Maciver for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the MFA.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1901)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription