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Late ware jar with wavy painted decoration

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada III
Date:
ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 19, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.1.144
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Hierakonpolis, 1934–35. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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