Painted Jar

44.19.433
Buff-coloured ware with painted concentric circles in dull red paint. Ovoid shaped vessel with two lug handles on the outermost shoulder. Predynastic Corpus 67j. One of the previous owners, Amy Urlin, assisted W. M. F. Petrie on his excavation of the cemetery at Abydos in 1901, which may have been the source of this object.