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Red polished ovoid jar with a narrow neck and everted, rolled rim. Red slip with vertical burnish marks.

Provenance

From Abadiya, tomb R134. 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) ** vessel says it is from R 29c

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place for Label

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24.3 x 12 cm (9 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.690

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels