<em>Storage Jar</em>, ca. 1426-1390 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 16 15/16 × Diam. 9 1/4 in. (43 × 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.347E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.347E_NegA_SL4.jpg)

Storage Jar

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1426-1390 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 16 15/16 × Diam. 9 1/4 in. (43 × 23.5 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.347E

Image: 37.347E_NegA_SL4.jpg,unedited master file

Catalogue Description:
Tall pottery cordiform jar with rounded rim, tall neck, and pointed base. The neck and upper part of the body are decorated with painted geometric and floral motifs. The colors used are red and deep red. The pot is of a red-orange ware with a buff slip (?). Condition: Line of oval-shaped depressions running around body which appear to have been made with a cord but after the pot was completed. The paint and slip are chipping off and most of the lower part of the body is red where the slip is gone. Most of the pot is dirty and there are cracks in the bottom in which there are the remains of glue; otherwise good.

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