Ovoid redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B196

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.700

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark red clay- ovoid with pointed base; narrow neck and rolled everted rim; surface worn and chipped at the top. Lined with plaster.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B196. 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