This is a really nice Pre-Dynastic jar-shaped vessel with a squat spherical body and tubular string-hole handles,
decorated with reddish-umber wavy 'water' lines, horizontally around the upper body and vertically across the base.
There was an old label inside the jar on which it is stated as: Found on the Balaric Islands (Mediteranian) 300 years B.C.
Date: Egypt, Naqada II Period, ca. 3300 - 3200 B.C.
Material: marl clay
Size: diameter ca. 8,5 cm, height ca. 6.2 cm
Condition: the rim is chipped and one handle slightly, otherwise intact
Provenance: private collection of the family C. (Netherlands). Name will given the new owner.
This family collection were build up from 1800 with mostly chinese pottery. This egyptian jar
were collected in the 1920s.
The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.