Redware shoulder jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.92

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware (P ware); tall shoulder jar; flat base; plain, everted rim; slipped with vertical burnishing. Two cracks, one small hole in body. Petrie type P406.

Provenance

From Naqada, 181 (?) or 461 (?). [Number worn off]. Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie