Pottery Jar with Lug Handles

Egyptian, Badari, Egypt, Africa

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Late Naqada II (3500-3300 BCE)

Marl clay with paint

Overall: 2 11/16 x 4 5/16 in. (6.8 x 10.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6688

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

8000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Archeologist’s label: ink “140”; printed label inside jar: “Badari 3819; From British School of Archaeology in Egypt.”

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

Provenance

British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum #160; Badari 3819.

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