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Decorated ware ovoid jar

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Ovoid marl vase with an everted, flattened rim, lug handles. Encrusted surface. Decorated with three spirals and wavy lines on the body and base.

Provenance

From Abadiya. 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, Middle Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 7 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.721

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels