<em>Jar with Squat Body</em>, ca. 1400–1390 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 4 5/8 x Diam. 4 13/16 in. (11.7 x 12.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.469. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.469_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Jar with Squat Body

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1400–1390 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 5/8 x Diam. 4 13/16 in. (11.7 x 12.3 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 07.447.469

Image: CUR.07.447.469_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Vase of reddish pottery, with squat biconical body; rather wide base, low ring-foot, rather narrow mouth, rather high, very slightly concave neck, sharply offset from body; rather broad disk-lip, slightly rounded on upper side, offset by groove from neck on underside. Highly polished orange-red slip; decorated with dark purple painted narrow horizontal stripes, in three groups around waist, around shoulder, around lower part of neck, the group on shoulder being enriched with a central line of dots, and with seven thin, radiating lines on lip, irregularly disposed. Good work, very regularly formed. Condition: A chip in body beneath waist. Somewhat abraded and soiled.

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