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Object Number:E1399
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Grave Q576
Period: Middle Predynastic
Naqada II
Date Made: 3550-3400 BCE
Early Date: -3550
Late Date: -3400
Height: 11.9 cm
Outside Diameter:5.5 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie, 1895
Other Number:ES1399 - 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
Lower Egyptian Gallery (1983 - 1996) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 206-07View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 25, fig. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1920. Prehistoric Egypt.. London. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1895. Naqada and Ballas.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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