NAQADA BLACK-TOPPED REDWARE POTTERY JAR

NAQADA BLACK-TOPPED REDWARE POTTERY JAR

Ovoid body tapering toward small flattened base, and flaring to mouth with moulded ‘rolled’ rim, burnished body with black upper-part.

Ex priv. coll. J.D.R. Fryer, UK 1971, acq. from Folio Fine Arts London
H. 13,5 cm. Small chip from rim, otherwise intact

PreDynastic Period, Naqada I-II, c. 3600 – 3500 BC

Cf. Dorothea Arnold – Janine Bourriau (eds.), An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Pottery (Mainz am Rhein, Philipp von Zabern, 1993), p. 33-36;

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