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Accession_Number E.2003.9.1
adlib_title Egyptian wide-mouthed jar with pointed base.
Shape Jar
Shape_description Wide-mouthed jar, with a pointed base
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description Coarse ware
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/6
Decoration The jar has a small but quite pronounced neck leading to an ovoid body that descends to the pointed base. One part of the body is flattened.
Inscriptions
Condition Base has a large chip in it resulting in a deep whole just above the base; large amounts of white and orange deposit all over the jar.
Technique/Style
Provenance Medum
Period Old Kingdom: 3 dynasty
Date 2650-2575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0035.jpg
2002.98.0035.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Red Coarseware Jar.
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2002.98.0036.jpg
2002.98.0036.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Red Ware Vase showing damage to base.
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Beazley_DB
Height 23.5 (Note: the overall height of the pot is affected by the chip in the base)
Diameters 15.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. Mouth: 10.2
Location Timeline 1b bottom
Edited_by Leigh; Laura; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 2002.07.24; 17.01.2006; 05.04.2017
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