Deep Jar, between 3500 and 3100 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Framed: 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

Provenance

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)

Rights Status

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