Polished redware jar

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 cm, 2.5 kg, 16 cm (8 7/8 in., 5.5 lb., 6 5/16 in.) Storage: 10 x 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.96

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular, ovoid jar; flat base; rolled everted rim; polished redware; fine dark red clay; white deposit on one side; worn and scratched; condition is good, rim ricked. “648” on base in black ink.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Naqada.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie