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Ovoid redware jar

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Dark red clay- ovoid with pointed base; narrow neck and rolled everted rim; surface worn and chipped at the top. Lined with plaster.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B196. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.700

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels