Black-topped shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B17

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 17 cm (12 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.694

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lower part dark red clay; upper part black glaze. Small flat base, rolled everted rim. Cracked and lined with plaster.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B17. 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