Redware ovoid jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, Tomb 57

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.103

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware (P ware)
Vessel type: globular
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: slightly rolled, everted; narrow neck
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: worn
Vessel Condition: good; complete; rim slightly chipped
Decoration:
Other: “561” written on base; P95a or PR93d.

Provenance

From Naqada, Tomb 57.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie