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Black-topped shoulder jar

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Black and slightly polished near top; surface much scratched. Black-topped shoulder jar; small flat base; wide mouh with rolled everted rim. Small nicks throughout. Wire mount around neck.

Provenance

From Deir el-Ballas 72?: Probably from Quibell's excavation in 1895.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Kate Bradbury

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

Findspot

Deir el-Ballas, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 41.5 x 18 cm (16 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.77

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels