High-Shouldered Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Framed: Overall (handles): 6 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (17.1 × 25.1 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.86

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Terracotta
  • Handles
  • 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, High-Shouldered Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900, 1990.86.