Globular shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, R9

Dimensions

Overall: 26.8 x 20 cm (10 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.726

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine red ware shoulder jar; rolled everted rim; blackened flat base; vertical burnishing marks. Mended and lined with plaster.
Variant of the typical black-topped B ware.

Provenance

From Abadiya, R9. 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