An Early Dynastic Cylindrical Jar
Early Dynastic, ca. 1st-2nd Dynasty, 2920-2649 B.C. Plain polished-red ware of cylindrical shape with outward folded and flat rim, vessels of this type were commonly employed to hold oil, perfume or eye paint. 3"H (7.5cm).
Provenance: Ex- A.G. Collection, 1976-1993. References: Predynastic and Archaic Egypt in the Brooklyn Museum, p.176-177, no. 12.
Some minor chips and stress cracks to base, remains intact.