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Accession_Number E.62.28
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Tall red jar tapering to a narrow, flat base. Around the top there is a band of black pigment (th. ca. 3.0-4.0), above a band of yellow pigment (max. th. 4.0). Treated on the interior with haematite (iron oxide) and burnished.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. There is one long chip missing from the lip.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Predynastic
Date 7000-3100
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.98.0129.jpg
View of Egyptian Jar showing body and part of inner.
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2002.98.0130.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Terracotta Jar.
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2005.88.0022.jpg

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2005.89.0014.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 25.5
Diameters Mouth 11.4; base 4.1
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1a bottom
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 30.08.2002; 18.01.2006
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