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Squat redware jar

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Ware type: redware Vessel type: squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: everted; narrow neck Base: rounded Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; somewhat worn exterior Vessel Condition: rim chipped Decoration: two bands of incised oblique lines on shoulder Other: "396" written on base

Provenance

From Naqada 396.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Object Place

Naqada, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.108

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels