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Decorated D ware jar

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Light red clay; decoration in red of four wavy lines at top with row of triangles below. Squat jar with rolled everted rim, flat base.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B30. 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

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 17 cm (6 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.714

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels