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Jar, between 3400 and 3100 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Overall: 9 1/8 × 4 3/8 inches (23.2 × 11.1 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.97

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

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, 1990.97.