Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wavy-handled jar with cross-lined decoration

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Tarkhan, Tomb 20, BSAE excavations 1911-1913
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H. 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); Diam. 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of The Egyptian Research Account and British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1912
Accession Number:
12.187.2
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Research Account and the British School of Archaeology in Egypt at Tarkhan. Received by the ERA and the BSAE from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted ot the Museum, 1912.

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. 21, fig. 13.

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