<em>Wavy-handled Jar</em>, ca. 3200-3100 B.C.E. Terracotta, 8 13/16 x diam. 3 1/2 in. (22.4 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.618. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.618_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Wavy-handled Jar

Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3200-3100 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 13/16 x diam. 3 1/2 in. (22.4 x 8.9 cm)


Accession Number: 09.889.618

Image: CUR.09.889.618_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wavy-handled vase of elongated ovoid shape, almost cylindrical, with flattened base; concave neck, sloping into shoulder; wide mouth, irregularly shaped; moulded lip, rolled-back and protruding over neck. Light red clay. On each side a long ledge consisting of low, pushed-up indistinct scallops, with a distinct shallow groove on either side. Condition: Badly corroded; little of the smoothed surface is left. Efflorescence. Lip chipped. Flaws in pottery.

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