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Squat jar

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Squat, ovoid, marl jar with lug handles, flattened everted rim. Decorated with vertical registers of wavy lines. Surface worn with some mineral incrustations near the rim.

Provenance

From Abadiya, D68. 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,

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 15 cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.719

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels