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Shoulder jar

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Nile silt shoulder jar with round base. Rim is everted, rolled, and chipped. Striations from vertical trimming.

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, PredynasticPeriod, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 8 cm (15 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.674

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels