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n° MME 1969:097


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funéraire - enseigne

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cabine - oars
A necked jar from Stockholm museum with 2 boats
3 November 2013 | by Francis Leveque | ref. : en.1028.2013
Third quarter of IVe millennium BC | [en] céramique
Egypte (Haute Egypte) ( Egypte )
 

A necked jar, with a bulging body, tapering to a narrow flat base, modelled rim and two tubular string hole handles. The vessel’s mouth is on an angle. Drab surface with an exterior decoration in maroon.

It features two boats. One has eighteen oars, the other has twenty. Both have two cabins and a branch at the bow and a standard. The ships have two parallel, horizontal wavy lines below the oars and two parallel, vertical wavy lines, separate the two vessel.

H. 11.5 cm, Max Ø 9.7 cm, rim Ø 6.5 cm, Base Ø 3.2 cm

 
           


Bibliography :


F. Petrie, Prehistoric Egypt, British school of archaeology in Egypt : University College (BASE), Londres , 1920, n° 19
Flinders Petrie, Corpus of prehistoric pottery and palettes, British school of archaeology in Egypt : University College (BASE), Londres , 1921, n° 41D
 
 
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