Wavy-Lined Jar

4000–3000 BCE
Diameter: 10.1 cm (4 in.); Diameter of mouth: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); Overall: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)
Location: 107 Egyptian
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Tall slender jars decorated with a wavy line in relief occur toward the end of the Predynastic Period. The netlike motif imitates the kind of rope sling or cradle that was used to carry this type of jar without handles.
Wavy-Lined Jar

Wavy-Lined Jar

4000–3000 BCE

Egypt, Predynastic (5000–2950 BCE), Naqada III (3200–3000 BCE)

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