Decorated ware jar depicting boats, Pottery, paint

Decorated ware jar depicting boats

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3500–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
h. 20 x w. 19 cm (7 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
diam (of rim): 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
diam (of opening): 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.1.121
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.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 22.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Introduction." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 5, 10.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "From Land to Landscape." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 64, 67–68, no. 68.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 250, no. 68.