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Black-topped redware shoulder jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Overall: 12.4 x 7.5 cm (4 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.699

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark red clay; black top; Mended and lined with plaster; missing part from rim; flat base wide mouth; rolled everted rim; convex sides.

Provenance

From Abadiya. 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