Jar with Impressed and Incised Decoration
The rows of triangles on this jar, alternately decorated and plain, typify early Nubian pottery design. Examples of Egyptian pottery from the same period, decorated mostly with painted scenes of humans and animals, can be seen in the nearby Early Egypt gallery.
- Medium: Pottery, painted
- Dates: ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E.
- Period: Predynastic Period, Naqada III Period
- Dimensions: 3 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (8.5 x 5 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 09.889.446
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Jar with Impressed and Incised Decoration, ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E. Pottery, painted, 3 3/8 x 1 15/16 in. (8.5 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.446. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Good (75%)