Decorated Globular Jar
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, Naqada II Period
5 1/2 x Greatest Diam. 7 5/8 in. (14 x 19.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Squat globular jar with two broad string-hole handles on shoulder. Reddish pottery, decorated, in reddish brown painting, all over with spirals in neat rows; a central one on bottom; semi-circular strokes around neck; a dense criss-cross pattern on lip, radiating line on its underside. Rounded bottom. Straight mouth. Thin lip, flat-topped, underside bevelled to very short neck. Well potted.
Condition: Good. Two chip in bottom, one in one handle. Lip abraded around edge and slightly chipped. Some efflorescence.
This item is not on view
Decorated Globular Jar, ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 5 1/2 x Greatest Diam. 7 5/8 in. (14 x 19.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.440. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.447.440_SL1.jpg)
side, side 1, 07.447.440_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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