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Accession_Number E.23.30
adlib_title Egyptian bottle
Shape Bottle
Shape_description Squat, gourd-like in shape with handle. Neck is long, the handle attaches to the top of the shoulder, follows the handle upwards for a centimetre and the bends back to reattach on the upper body. The body is spherical in shape, tapering to a small disc base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 8/1
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition The mouth is badly chipped with the entire lip missing. The handle has been glued back on. Half of the upper body, and the handle are covered in a dark grey deposit. There is a deep scratch on the main body.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period New Kingdom: 18 dynasty
Date 1539-1295
Dating_details
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Attribution
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.9
Diameters 8.2 at widest
Handle_height 4.5
Other_dims. Mouth: 2.0, base: 3.0
Location 2.1.1
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra
Date_edited 10.9.2002; 18.08.2004
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