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Black-topped shoulder jar

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Lower part dark red clay; upper part black glaze. Small flat base, rolled everted rim. Cracked and lined with plaster.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B17. 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–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 17 cm (12 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.694

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels