Serpentine jar of ovoid form with flat base, twin pierced lug handles, and everted rim. Compare shape with Ali el-Khouli, ‘Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period to Dynasty III: Typology and Analysis’ (Mainz, 1978) nos.1400-1405. Round sticker on the base marked in ink 18 or (81). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Running cracks, scratched, surface dirt, worn, labels adhered to surface. Danson Catalogue 2 no. 168.