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Black-topped shoulder jar

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Dark red; polished black top; plain rim, chipped; small, flat worn base; surface worn.

Provenance

From: Deir el-Ballas 472

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Kate Bradbury

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

Findspot

Deir el-Ballas, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .13 H.

Accession Number

97.72

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels