<em>Wavy-handled Jar</em>, ca. 3350–3250 B.C.E. Terracotta, 8 1/16 x greatest diam. 4 13/16 in. (20.4 x 12.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.608. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.608_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Wavy-handled Jar

Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3350–3250 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 1/16 x greatest diam. 4 13/16 in. (20.4 x 12.2 cm)



Accession Number: 09.889.608

Image: CUR.09.889.608_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wavy-handled vase of ovoid shape, with broad flattened base, short neck, sloping into shoulder, with marked ridge at joint; wide, almost elliptical mouth, spreading moulded thin lip, protruding and beveled to neck. On each side of shoulder a high wavy-lined ledge, indented into three scallops. Light buff clay. Incised potmark in middle of body. A ridge on neck probably accidental. Condition: Lip corroded; flaws in pottery. White efflorescence.

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