Black-topped shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B117

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 8.2 cm (5 11/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.704

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine red clay; black top; vertical burnishing marks; plain rim; flat base; body chipped but nice color and polish overall.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B117. 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