Jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 24.3 x 12 cm (9 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.690

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red polished ovoid jar with a narrow neck and everted, rolled rim. Red slip with vertical burnish marks.

Provenance

From Abadiya, tomb R134. 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)
** vessel says it is from R 29c

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription