Red polished ware jar, Pottery

Red polished ware jar

Period:
Predynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3850–2960 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abadiya, Cemetery B, Tomb B32, EEF excavations 1898–99
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
14 9/16 in. (37 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number:
99.4.134
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.

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. 17.