Black-topped red ware jar

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada l–Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3700–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 12, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.1.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Hierakonpolis, 1934–35. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 16-17, fig. 7.