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Black-topped red ware jar

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada I
Date:
ca. 3900–3650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Amra
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H: 33.1 cm (13 1/16 in.); diam: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.182.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Acquired in Egypt, 1912-13.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 17.

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