Jar

This jar was found during excavations of a predynastic cemetery in Egypt. Many of the burials had jars and bowls placed with them, probably containing food and drink for the next life.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
54/1923/1
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collector Excavator
Egypt Exploration Fund
Material
pottery | Red burnished ware | | |
Common Name
jar
Simple Name
vessel
Period Classification
Predynastic Naquada I - 4000-3500 BC; Predynastic Naquada II - 3500-3100 BC
Production Town

Production Person Initials

Production Person Surname

Production Year Low

Production Year High


View Full Details

red burnished ware jar, round base