Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Overall: 11 × 7 7/8 inches (27.9 × 20 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.100

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Terracotta
  • Chipped
  • Pitted
  • Jar
  • Worn
  • Protodynastic
  • Egypt

Inscribed, in pen, on side: B334

probably 1898-99, probably excavated from cemetery B (Abadiyeh, Egypt)

1900, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund

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

Egyptian, Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900, 1990.100.