Black-topped redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Abadiya, B315

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 18 cm (14 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.716

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall, wide mouthed beaker of red Nile silt, burnished, with black top. Mended and lined with plaster.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B315. 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