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Wavy-handled jar

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3500–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abadiya, Cemetery R, Tomb R99S, EEF excavations 1898–99
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H: 26.9 cm (10 9/16 in.); diam: 18.9 cm (7 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number:
99.4.125
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavated 1898-9 by Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abadiyeh. Allotted to the EEF by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Received by the Museum through subscription.

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