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Black-topped jar

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Fine red clay, showing tool marks; black top.

Provenance

From Abadiya, tomb 84K. 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)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Abadiya (Abadieh), Egypt

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Dimensions

Height: 35.8 cm (14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.691

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels