Black-topped redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–3100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naqada

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15 x 9.4 cm (5 7/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.93

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This black-topped redware tall ovoid jar is made of dark red clay. The base is flat. The black top shows traces of polishing. It is cracked.

Provenance

From Naqada. Assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie