Pharaonic Egypt   :|:   Document

decorated jar with painted ship from Ballas

ref. : EN.510.2010 | 29 August 2010 | by Francis Leveque
céramique | End of IVe millennium BC
Egypte (Haute Egypte) ( Egypte )
Twitter Twitter

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.