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decorated jar with painted ship from Ballas
29 August 2010 | by Francis Leveque | ref. : EN.510.2010
End of IVe millennium BC | [en] céramique
Egypte (Haute Egypte) ( Egypte )

Jar with two lug handles, decorated with painted ship and floral designs, from Ballas (Egypt), near Nagada (Nagada II & Predynastic period, circa 3000 B.C.).

Given in 1885

The decoration shows 3 ships equipped with many oars, 2 cabins, a sign and a palm decorating the prow or the poop.


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