Globular redware jar

Egyptian
Late Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, R1

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.684

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine red clay showing tool marks. Globular ovoid jar with round base; narrow neck; rolled everted rim; red slip with vertical burnishing marks. Slight scratches on surface, otherwise excellent condition.

Provenance

From Abadiya, R1. 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