About this object

Spouted jar (ewer) used to pour liquids such as water or beer.

Marked in ink with Wellcome Collection registration number 54/1956.
Wellcome Collection accession number 4626.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period (Naqada II)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3500 BC - 3100 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    138 mm x 126 mm x 100 mm
  • Note
    Compare with Predynastic Pottery Corpus F.58 and Anna Wodzíńska, 'A Manual of Egyptian Pottery Volume 1' (Boston, 2009) Naqada II 28, p. 130.
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