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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Upper Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 3300 BC (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand built coiled and painted

  • Museum number:

    C.463-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 1, shelf 1

Physical description

Jar, 'marl' or desert clay, of ovoid shape, flattened rolled rim, and two small loop handles on the shoulders, painted in red pigment with panels of wavy lines

Place of Origin

Upper Egypt (made)

Date

ca. 3300 BC (made)

Materials and Techniques

Hand built coiled and painted

Descriptive line

Jar, earthenware, Upper Egypt, late Naqada II culture, predynastic, 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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