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Cylindrical Jar

Place of production Egypt
Date 3200–2900 B.C.
Object type vessel
Medium, technique Marl

height x diameter: 26.7 x 10.8 cm (10 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

Inventory number 84.165-E
Collection Egyptian Art
On view Museum of Fine Arts, Basement Floor, Ancient Egypt, Daily life

The wavy-line jar is a product of the last phase of the Naqada period. With its cylindrical form, wavy handles and painted net decoration, the vessel was a typical piece of tomb equipment from the burials of this period. It was made of fine marl clay.

This record is subject to revision due to ongoing research.

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