Jar

E4997

From: Egypt | Hiw

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E4997
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Hiw
Period Egyptian Predynastic Period | Naqada II
Date Made 3550-3400 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Ceramic | Paint
Technique Painted
Iconography Flamingo | Water | Triangle
Description

D-ware 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.

Height 23 cm
Outside Diameter 23 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, William Flinders Petrie, 1899
Other Number AES1400 - Original Number

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