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An Egyptian Black-Topped Redware Jar, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3600-3200 B.C.

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6,000 - 9,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Black-Topped Redware Jar
  • Glazed terracotta
  • Height 10 3/4 in. 27.3 cm.
of slender flaring form with flat base, rounded shoulder, and everted rim.

Provenance

Charles Street Universalist Meeting House, Beacon Hill, Boston, acquired by the Rev. Kenneth Leo Patton and the congregation, probably between 1949 and 1964
The Rev. Randall Lee Gibson, given to him by the congregation prior to 1978
given to the present owners in 1988

Catalogue Note

Cf. G.D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, New Haven, 1986, no. 3, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession no. 36.1.2.
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