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Accession_Number E.23.19
adlib_title Egyptian pointed jar
Shape Pointed jar
Shape_description Tall pointed jar with flattened, narrow base. Wide mouth with narrow lip and wide neck. Lugs at either side, perforated with thread holes.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Coarse red fabric, burnished. Stylized ships painted, one on either side, in dark red pigment, with details such as oars, sails, and 's' shapes representing the sea.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, Several chips in the lip. The body has large scars all around it removing large portions of the decoration.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Predynastic
Date about 3500-3200 BC
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Side view of Egyptian pointed jar showing string through lug.
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Side view of Egyptian pointed jar showing lug and thread hole.
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Side view of Egyptian pointed jar showing one of the lugs with thread hole.
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Comparanda BM No. 36328
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 21.6
Diameters 17.1
Handle_height 2.1
Other_dims. Rim 11.7; base 4.5
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Jayne
Date_edited 26.07.2002; 09.01.2006; 03.12.2014
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