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Jar

Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Upper Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    c. 3300 BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand built coiled and painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by S.M. Franck and Co.

  • Museum number:

    C.463-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 1, shelf 1

Physical description

Ovoid jar made of marl (desert clay), with a flattened rolled rim and two small loop handles on the shoulders. Panels of bands and wavy bands have been painted on the body in dark red pigment.

Place of Origin

Upper Egypt (made)

Date

c. 3300 BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hand built coiled and painted

Descriptive line

Jar, painted earthenware, Upper Egypt, Predynastic, late Naqada II culture, about 3300 BC

Materials

Clay

Techniques

Coiling; Painting (image-making); Hand-built

Subjects depicted

Wave pattern

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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