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Accession_Number E.23.9
adlib_title Egyptian amphora
Shape Amphora
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Wide mouth with pronounced lip, slightly rounded shoulders, very flat base. Small wavy handles on either side (rudimentary, perhaps only for decoration). Buff coloured, except for a wavy design in a darker colour, which suggests that the material is sand-based.
Inscriptions
Condition
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Predynastic
Date 7500-5500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0037.jpg
2002.98.0037.jpg
Front view of Egyptian Amphora
2002.98.0038.jpg
2002.98.0038.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Amphora showing handle.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 22.6
Diameters Max. 13.6; mouth 10.2
Handle_height 1.2
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1b bottom
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 24.07.2002; 17.01.2006
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