Detail View: The AMICA Library: Squat Jar with Lug Handles

AMICA ID: 
CMA_.1920.1987
AMICA Library Year: 
1999
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Nationality: 
African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: 
Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada IIb Period, 4000
Creator Name-CRT: 
Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada IIb Period, 4000-3000 BC
Title: 
Squat Jar with Lug Handles
Title Type: 
Primary
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
4000-3000 BC
Creation Start Date: 
-4000
Creation End Date: 
-3000
Materials and Techniques: 
marl clay
Classification Term: 
Vessels
Classification Term: 
Vessels
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 23.5cm, Diameter of mouth: 8.6cm, Overall: 14.5cm x 23.2cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 
1920.1987
Credit Line: 
Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Purchased from Mohammed Mohasseb, Luxor, through Howard Carter, May 7, 1918
Context: 
The spirals and wavy lines painted on this jar imitate the mottled appearance of hard stone vessels such as the diorite jar of similar shape in this case.
Related Image Identifier Link: 
CMA_.1920.1987.tif