Squat ovoid jar
Naqada III, 3300–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, H131
Height x diameter: 8.5 x 9 cm (3 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Squat ovoid jar. It is made of light red clay- marl? It is unglazed and unslipped. There are four groups of 3 vertical dark red lines below the neck on the shoulder.
It has a narrow neck. It has a rolled and everted rim and a flat base.
From Abadiya. 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)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription