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Accession_Number E.47.6.9
adlib_title Egyptian coarse ware jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Undulating pie-crust mouth (probably hand molded). The body is globular and the base is rounded, with a small part flattened. The base presents the finger marks of the potter. It seems to have been suspended by a string around the neck (attached).
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description Undecorated salmon pink fabric.
Munsell_color 5YR 5/8
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, although there are several chips on the lip.
Technique/Style Coarse ware
Provenance
Period Predynastic (?)
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0030.jpg
2002.98.0030.jpg
Above view of Egyptian coarse ware jar showing the mouth.
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2002.98.0031.jpg
2002.98.0031.jpg
Side view of Egyptian coarse ware jar showing body and rim.
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2002.98.0032.jpg
2002.98.0032.jpg
Side view of Egyptian coarse ware jar showing body and rim.
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2006.20.0066.jpg
2006.20.0066.jpg
Front view of an Egyptian coarse ware jar, showing the body and rim.
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Beazley_DB
Height 13.4
Diameters Mouth 5.5; body 9.9
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1b bottom
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 24.07.2002; 17.01.2006
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