Medium: Clay, pigment
Dates:ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 6 3/8 x greatest diam. 5 5/16 in. (16.2 x 13.5 cm)
Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 09.889.402
Catalogue Description: Ovoid vase of buff pottery, with two broad sting-hole handles. Small flattened base. Short concave neck, slightly offset from shoulder. Straight, rather wide mouth. Rather broad lip, with flattened, slightly sloping upperside, bevelled and slightly rolled-back underside, sharply protruding over neck. Decorated in reddish-brown painting with six panels of nearly equal breadth, filled with horizontal “water-lines” from neck to base; handles included; on base a regular spiral; on lip dense radiating lines. Thick walls. Regular piece. Condition: Lip corroded. On one side, badly corroded below neck. For the rest, good. Very slightly efflorescence.