Wavy Handled Jar card

Wavy Handled Jar

56.20.493

Currently not on display

Information

Flat based tall cylindrical pottery jar with minimal wavy-handle design. Reddish buff fabric with lattice decoration painted in red. Wide splayed rolled rim. Linear design on early Predynastic pottery such as this one were derived from baskets and reed matting. Probably collected in Upper Egypt, near Thebes.