Maker Egyptian
  • Wavy-handled Cylindrical Jar
Date between 3300 and 3100 BCE
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Overall: 9 3/4 × 4 3/4 inches (24.8 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Accession Number 1990.90
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on side, twice: R[?]123
probably 1898-99, probably excavated from cemetery R (Hu, Egypt);
1900, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)