Black-topped jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B72 a

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 4.5 cm (7 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.702

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped RW shoulder jar; vertical burnishing marks. Rim is slightly everted, rolled and chipped. Hole missing from the body.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B72a. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription