Model Jar on Stand
These little models represent pointed or roundbottomed containers that Egyptians stored in upright stands. The shapes of the pots suggest that they held water or beer. Models like these examples may have been placed in a temple as symbolic offerings to a god.
This text refers to these objects: ' 58.128.3; 58.128.2
- Medium: Faience
- Possible Place Made: Mahasna, Egypt
- Dates: ca. 3200 B.C.E. - 2675 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: I Dynasty - II Dynasty
- Period: Naqada III Period-Early Dynastic Period
- Dimensions: 2 3/8 x 1 in. (6 x 2.6 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 58.128.3
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Model Jar on Stand, ca. 3200 B.C.E. - 2675 B.C.E. Faience, 2 3/8 x 1 in. (6 x 2.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.128.3. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Good (67%)