Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Overall: 9 3/8 × 4 1/8 inches (23.8 × 10.5 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.96

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Discoloration
  • Terracotta
  • Handles
  • Jar
  • Protodynastic
  • Egypt

Inscribed, in paint: 230

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, Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900, 1990.96.