Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada IIc-d periods, 4000-3000 BC / Decorated Jar with Boat Scene / 4000-3000 BCEgypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada IIc-d periods, 4000-3000 BC
Decorated Jar with Boat Scene
4000-3000 BC

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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Egypt
Creator Active Place: Egypt
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada IIc-d periods, 4000-3000 BC
Title: Decorated Jar with Boat Scene
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -400
Creation End Date: -300
Creation Date: 4000-3000 BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Vessels
Materials and Techniques: Marl clay
Dimensions: Diameter: 28.2cm, Diameter of mouth: 15.2cm, Overall: 32cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1914.639
Credit Line: Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Context: The scene painted on this large storage jar shows two multi-oared boats traveling through fertile riverbanks lined with trees and aloe bushes. Rows of triangles indicate the desert hills in the background. This is the earliest landscape painting in theMuseum.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1914.639
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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