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Black-topped red ware jar

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abadiya, Cemetery B, Tomb B146, EEF excavations 1898–99
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H: 14 x Diam: 7.3 cm (5 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number:
99.4.75
Not on view
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abadiya. Received from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum, 1899.

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