Maker Egyptian
  • Bag-shaped Jar
Date between 3300 and 3100 BCE
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/4 × 3 1/2 inches (13.3 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
Accession Number 1990.133
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on side: B23
Inscribed, in pen, on side: M
probably 1898-99, probably excavated from cemetery B (Abadiyeh, Egypt);
1900, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)