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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Jar
Date Made:3600-3200 BCE (Predynastic, Naqada II period)
Type:Container
Materials:Earthenware with slip and pigment
Place Made:Africa; Asia; Egypt
Measurements:Overall: 11 5/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 29.5 cm x 11.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 9.X.A
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Wavy-handled cylindrical jar of buff-colored clay, with red-brown painted decoration in form of cross-hatched patterns imitating a net sling for carrying the pot.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; containers; vessels; pottery; jars

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