Egyptian Predynastic Period
Jar with triangular lugs. The scenes depicted on this vessel may illustrate both the river represented by flamingoes and wavy lines for water and the desert symbolized by rows of triangles. Buff ware. Four triangular knob suspensors. Decoration in dark red paint of hills, concentric semicircles, flamingoes, S figures, a sail with cabins and an aloe. Flat base; ovoid-shaped body; rolled rim.
Received from Egypt Exploration Fund; William Flinders Petrie Excavator
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Current & Past Exhibitions:
Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 206-07/63A
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