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Accession_Number E.23.27
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Broad shouldered jar with thin lip, broad neck, and body that tapers down to a conoidic foot which is slightly raised from the rest of the body.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/4
Decoration Pale fabric coloured brown on the surface.?
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, missing some small chips on the lip. There is a large amount of brown deposit all over the body and there are remnants of a Liverpool label.
Technique/Style
Provenance Abydos
Period New Kingdom: 18 dynasty
Date 1539-1295
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0190.jpg
2002.98.0190.jpg
View of Egyptian Jar showing the rim and innerside.
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2002.98.0191.jpg
2002.98.0191.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Jar.
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Beazley_DB
Height 8.6
Diameters Rim 6.5; body 8.9
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 2.1.1
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra; Laura; Nichola
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 30.07.2004; 24.11.2004
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