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Black-topped shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.711

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine dark red clay. Blck top. Plain rim, small flat base. Badly broken and lined; pieces missing.

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