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Accession_Number E.62.8
adlib_title Egyptian bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Deep sided bowl with curved sides and no significant base meaning bowl is slightly unsteady. There are two incised bands on the outer surface around the rim and a more significant ridge on the inside where bronze has been folded over to make a smooth and safe edge.
Material Bronze
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Incised band two thirds of the way down toward centre of inside. At centre are two pairs of two incised lines with a single circle and a sunken dot incised in centre.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and the surface remains smooth although discoloured to red, green, yellow, black, brown and orange. There is still lustre on the surface and the incised lines are still clear except for the two on the outer surface. Two small holes have formed in the folded over rim.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date Unknown
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.3
Diameters 20.9
Handle_height
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Julia
Date_edited 17.09.2002; 06.05.2016
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