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Accession_Number E.23.32
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Undulating lip, long neck, bulbous shoulder tapering to a pointed base. Two opposing handles emerge on the sholder just below the band decoration.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 5/3
Decoration Jar perhaps coloured with a white wash. There is a purplish-brown band in the shape of a 2 x 2 grid around the shoulder and also in two bands around the neck. There are marks in this pigment elsewhere on the body, particularly around one of the handles. There are also concentric incisions, perhaps wheel marks.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, there are several chips on the lip and a small hole in the lower body of the jar.
Technique/Style
Provenance Hierakonpolis?
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 23 dynasty
Date 828-725
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Egyptian pointed jar showing handle and body.
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View of Egyptian Pointed jar showing body.
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Side view of Egyptian Jar.
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Side view of Egyptian Vase showing pointed base.
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Side view of Egyptian Vase showing pointed base.
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Beazley_DB
Height 13.8
Diameters Rim 4.8; body 7.8
Handle_height 2.5
Other_dims.
Location 2.1.3
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 16.08.2004
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