<em>Squat Jar</em>, ca. 1479–1400 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 4 1/2 x Diam. 4 13/16 in. (11.4 x 12.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.470. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.470_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Squat Jar

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1479–1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x Diam. 4 13/16 in. (11.4 x 12.2 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 07.447.470

Image: CUR.07.447.470_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Vase with squat globular body; low ring-foot, around rounded, slightly protruding bottom; sharp ridge on waist, wide, straight mouth; rather low neck, very slightly flaring, offset from body and from flat-topped disk-lip. Asymmetrical. Red polish. Decoration of purple painted waist, a group of three on lower half of neck, and of seven radiating lines on lip, rather regularly disposed. Condition: Surface of upper part pitted.

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