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Accession_Number E.62.60
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Large mouth, no neck, three handles for string, widest part is mid-way down the body, flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description Grey
Munsell_color
Decoration Undulating lines around the mouth and in three concentric semi-circular shapes, then three groups of four solid triangles; all in a purple/brown paint.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. No major chips or dents (except one dent near the base which is a result of bad workmanship or is designed to allow the pot), very little deposit. The decoration is still very clear.
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Image
2002.98.0027.jpg
2002.98.0027.jpg
Above view of Egyptian Jar showing mouth.
2002.98.0028.jpg
2002.98.0028.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Jar showing decoration on the body.
2002.98.0029.jpg
2002.98.0029.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Jar showing body and handle.
2005.90.0026.jpg
2005.90.0026.jpg

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Height 16.7
Diameters Mouth 12.0; body 19.3; base: 8.0
Handle_height 4.5
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 02.08.2002; 09.01.2006
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