Black-topped jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya (Abadieh), Tomb 84K

Dimensions

Height: 35.8 cm (14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.691

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine red clay, showing tool marks; black top.

Provenance

From Abadiya, tomb 84K. 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