Redware lentoid flask

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


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, 1241

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 11 cm, 6 kg (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in., 13.2 lb.)

Accession Number

97.76

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware (P ware); globular, ovoid jar ( flask ); flat base; plain, everted rim; slipped and burnished surface. Good condition, one chip on body. Petrie type F31A.

Provenance

From Naqada, 1241. Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Kate Bradbury