Maker Egyptian
  • Ovoid Jar
Date between 2040 and 1640 BCE
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Overall: 7 7/8 × 6 3/4 inches (20 × 17.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
Accession Number 1990.129
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen, on side: E5
probably 1898-99, probably excavated from grave E5 (Abadiyeh, Egypt);
1900, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)