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Painted wavy-handled shoulder jar

W ware; tall shoulder jar; flat base; plain, everted rim; pitted and decayed surface. Poor condition, large part missing. Two applied, wavy handles. Three registers of wavy lines (at base, rim, and midsection). One register of straight lines beneath the handles. Petrie type W43B.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Naqada.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie

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

Object Place

Naqada, Egypt

Accession Number

97.88

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels