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Ovoid jar with tube handles

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Tall ovoid jar with tube handles. It is made of rough gray clay. The base is pointed and the rim is rolled. One of the handles is broken off. It is complete. There is evidence of a white wash.

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, Late Predynastic Period, 4500–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.698

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels