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Globular shoulder jar

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Fine red ware shoulder jar; rolled everted rim; blackened flat base; vertical burnishing marks. Mended and lined with plaster. Variant of the typical black-topped B ware.

Provenance

From Abadiya, R9. 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: 26.8 x 20 cm (10 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.726

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels