London, South Kensington
20 October 1999
A NAQADA RED POLISHED POTTERY JAR
NAQADA III, CIRCA 3200-3000 B.C.
The body of ovoid form with flattened base and rounded rim, repaired, 9 in. (23.3 cm.) high; and a pottery model of a grain store, the circular body with ridged upper part tapering to domed knopped roof, the door pierced for attachment, repaired, Middle Kingdom (2040-1640 B.C.), 7.5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) high (2)
Item one: circular label on base reads "W. Burchard".
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Item two: cf. J. Bourriau, Pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab Conquest, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1981, p. 69, no. 127, for similar.
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