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Wavy handled jar

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Wavy handled shoulder jar; pinkish marl clay; rolled everted rim, flat base, surface finish yellowish and uneven. Applied handles. From Denderah.

Provenance

From Dendara, 79. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Storage: Height = 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.) Diameter = 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1086

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels