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A Naqada Black -Top Pot

Lot 0168
Egypt, Pre-Dynastic Period, ca. 3300 BC
Classic form and a good example.


5.4" 13.6cm) high.

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.


One shard neatly glued. 2 very small rim chips restored.

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A Naqada Black -Top Pot

Estimate $1,200 - $3,600Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA