Black-topped shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Ballas, 72?

Dimensions

Overall: 41.5 x 18 cm (16 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.77

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black and slightly polished near top; surface much scratched.
Black-topped shoulder jar; small flat base; wide mouh with rolled everted rim. Small nicks throughout. Wire mount around neck.

Provenance

From Ballas
Probably from Quibell's excavation in 1895.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Kate Bradbury