Black-Topped Pottery Jar
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, Naqada II Period (possibly)
7 7/16 x Greatest Diam. 5 1/8 in. (18.9 x 13 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Black-topped, red-polished pottery jar; ovoid, with small flattened base, very gently curved sides, wide mouth, plain, partly flattened rim. Black portion rather deep and even. Thick walls.
Condition: Good. Base rubbed.
This item is not on view
Black-Topped Pottery Jar, ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E. Clay, 7 7/16 x Greatest Diam. 5 1/8 in. (18.9 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.139. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.580.139_PS2.jpg)
overall, 16.580.139_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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