An Egyptian Pre-Dynastic pottery jar
Naqada II, circa 3200 B.C.
The ovoid body decorated in dark reddish-brown slip with six vertical panels filled with 'water' lines from the neck to the base, with two tubular lug handles, the flat rim with short dark reddish-brown 'water' lines, 8½in. (21.6cm.) high, rim chipped, some encrustation