Deep Jar, between 3500 and 3100 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Overall: 9 7/8 × 8 1/8 inches (25.1 × 20.6 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.156

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Terracotta
  • Cracked
  • Rough
  • Jar
  • Protodynastic
  • Egypt

probably 1898-99, probably excavated from a cemetery at (Hu, Egypt) or (Abadiyeh, Egypt)

1900, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund

1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Egyptian, Deep Jar, between 3500 and 3100 BCE, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900, 1990.156.