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Accession_Number E.23.29
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Funerary Cone
Shape_description Fragment which takes the shape of cylinder that flares to a flat base with inscription. It is thought that objects like this were part of the facade of 18th Dynasty Theban tomb chapels. Inscriptions on objects of this type normally include the name and title of owner, although the hieroglyphs on this piece are confused.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/6
Decoration Hieroglyph on base.
Inscriptions Hieroglyph on base.
Condition appears to have no restoration or recent damage. The pottery is very rough with innumerable shallow chips, and there is a large amount of white deposit all over the object, a particularly large patch can be found near the base.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period New Kingdom: 18 dynasty
Date 1539-1295
Dating_details
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Attribution
Image
2002.98.0185.jpg
2002.98.0185.jpg
Cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2002.98.0186.jpg
2002.98.0186.jpg
End view of a fragment of a jar, with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2002.98.0187.jpg
2002.98.0187.jpg
Side view of a fragment of a jar with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2002.98.0188.jpg
2002.98.0188.jpg
Side view of a fragment of a jar with hieroglyph on the base.
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2002.98.0189.jpg
2002.98.0189.jpg
End view of a fragment of a jar with hieroglyph on the base.
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2007.01.0076.jpg
2007.01.0076.jpg
Side view of a fragment of a jar with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2007.01.0077.jpg
2007.01.0077.jpg
End view of a cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2008.08.0056.jpg
2008.08.0056.jpg
End view of a cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2008.08.0137.jpg
2008.08.0137.jpg
Bottom view of a Cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2008.08.0140.jpg
2008.08.0140.jpg
Bottom view of a Cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2008.08.0143.jpg
2008.08.0143.jpg
Bottom view of a Cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2008.08.0147.jpg
2008.08.0147.jpg
Above view of a terracotta cylinder-shaped jar fragment.
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2008.08.0149.jpg
2008.08.0149.jpg
Side view of Cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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2008.08.0152.jpg
2008.08.0152.jpg
Oblique view of the bottom of a Cylinder-shaped jar fragment with hieroglyphs on the base.
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Height 13.4
Diameters Top 5.5; max. 8.2
Handle_height
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Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra; Kinsey; Jayne
Date_edited 04.08.2002; 23.07.2004; 09.01.2006; 22.03.2017
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