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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.
2002.98.0031.jpg
2002.98.0031.jpg
Side view of Egyptian coarse ware jar showing body and rim.
2002.98.0032.jpg
2002.98.0032.jpg
Side view of Egyptian coarse ware jar showing body and rim.
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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