Jar with Impressed and Incised Decoration
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
The rows of triangles on this jar, alternately decorated and plain, typify early Nubian pottery design. Examples of Egyptian pottery from the same period, decorated mostly with painted scenes of humans and animals, can be seen in the nearby Early Egypt gallery.
ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, Naqada III Period
3 3/8 x greatest diam. 1 15/16 in. (8.5 x 5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Jar with Impressed and Incised Decoration, ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 3 3/8 x greatest diam. 1 15/16 in. (8.5 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.446. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.446_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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