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Black-topped redware jar

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Tall, wide mouthed beaker of red Nile silt, burnished, with black top. Mended and lined with plaster.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B315. 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 I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Object Place

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 18 cm (14 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.716

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels