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Redware jar with incised white-filled lines

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Red clay; two registers of incised triangles on sides, decoration filled with white pigment; circular lines on bottom; four holes in rim. Imitation of Nubian style?

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Naqada. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe, in Egypt 1904

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

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Naqada, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 14 cm (5 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

04.1805

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels