Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Large black-topped red ware jar

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada l–Early Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3700–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abadiya, Cemetery B, Tomb B97, EEF excavations 1898–99
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H: 25.8 cm (10 3/16 in.); Diam: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number:
99.4.108
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavated 1898-9 by Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abadiyeh. Allotted to the EEF by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Received by the Museum through subscription.

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