University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E1399
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: G Q576
Period: Middle Predynastic
Naqada II
Date Made: 3550-3400 BC
Early Date: -3550
Late Date: -3400
Height: 11.9cm
Outside Diameter:5.5cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie, 1895
Other NumberES1399 - Other Number


Jar with two lugs. This vessel is decorated with depictions of boats. The sole figure is male. The standards on the boats closely resemble the symbols of Min and Bat.
Light red ware, buff slip. Designs of boat, man and ensigns in dark red paint. Flat base; ovoid shaped body. Overhanging rim.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 206-07View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1895. Naqada and Ballas. : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 66View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1920. Prehistoric Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 23View Objects cited in this Publication

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy /