Jar

1977.112.75

Information

Ovoid-shaped jar with two pierced lug handles. The yellow with red streaks marble-like stone is probably veined indurated limestone although has previously been described as porphyry. Marked 13993 on the base. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Heavily cracked, surface dirt, worn, chipped. Compare with Ali el-Khouli, ‘Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period to Dynasty III: Typology and Analysis’ (Mainz, 1978) nos. 1343-1384. Danson Catalogue 2 no. 173.