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Wavy-handled jar

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Tall, slightly shouldered jar in pinkish marl clay, with two wavy ledge handles at the wodest point.

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, Predynastic Period, Naqada II to Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C., or earlier

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.687

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels