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Accession_Number E.23.31
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Pronounced lip, short neck, rotund body which tapers to a flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description Coarse
Munsell_color 5YR 7/2
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, the pottery is very blackened in areas, particulary in one area around the base. There are shallow chips throughout the surface.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Kingdom: 11 dynasty
Date 1991-1759
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0176.jpg
2002.98.0176.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Jar.
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2002.98.0177.jpg
2002.98.0177.jpg
View of base of Egyptian jar.
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 10.2
Diameters Mouth 6.9; body 9.8; base 5.6
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 2.1.3
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra
Date_edited 03.09.2002; 16.08.2004
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