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Jar

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Object Number:
E1399
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Ballas
Locus:
G Q576
Period:
Middle Predynastic
Naqada II
Date Made:
3550-3400 BC
Early Date:
-3550
Late Date:
-3400
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Ceramic
Paint
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Boat
Man
Description:
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.
Height:
11.9cm
Outside Diamater:
5.5cm
Credit Line:
Received from William Flinders Petrie
Other Number:
ES1399   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

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