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Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Overall: 4 1/4 × 3 inches (10.8 × 7.6 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.110

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Terracotta
  • Oval
  • Jar
  • Worn
  • Protodynastic
  • Egypt

Inscribed, in pen, on side: B

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, 1990.110.