Maker Egyptian
  • Black-topped Pot
Date between 3800 and 3400 BCE
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Overall: 7 3/8 × 4 1/4 inches (18.7 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
Accession Number 1990.42
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Marks Marked: [label pasted on side]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on side: R. 109 C
Inscribed, scratched into base: R 109 C
probably 1898-99, probably excavated from cemetery R (Hu, Egypt) or cemetery B (Abadiyeh, Egypt);
1900, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)