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Accession_Number E.63.18
adlib_title Egyptian handle
Shape Handle
Shape_description Portion of a slight oval, cylindrical handle of a sistrum/mirror.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Grey pottery. It is inscribed on two sides. The inscription is dedicated to the 'Good god, lord of both lands, son of the Sun, Aahmes Memphis'.
Inscriptions
Condition The fragment is intact. The ends of the fragment are tainted by a brown deposit. The inscription is very scratched on one side, with one particularly large scratch.
Technique/Style
Provenance Memphis
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 26 dynasty
Date 664-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0244.jpg
2002.98.0244.jpg
Above view of Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle.
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2002.98.0245.jpg
2002.98.0245.jpg
Above view of Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle.
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2007.01.0115.jpg
2007.01.0115.jpg
Above view of Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle.
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2008.08.0075.jpg
2008.08.0075.jpg
Angle view of an Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Terracotta handle.
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2008.08.0078.jpg
2008.08.0078.jpg
Angle view of an Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Terracotta handle.
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2008.08.0081.jpg
2008.08.0081.jpg
Overhead oblique view of three objects, clockwise from left: Attic red-figure lekythos (49.4.1), Paestan red-figured stemless kylix (L.2005.7.1), inscribed Egyptian terracotta mirror handle (E.63.18).
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2008.08.0153.jpg
2008.08.0153.jpg
Above view of an Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle.
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2008.08.0154.jpg
2008.08.0154.jpg
Top view of Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle
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2008.08.0157.jpg
2008.08.0157.jpg
Top view of Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle
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2008.08.0159.jpg
2008.08.0159.jpg
Underside view of an Egyptian Terracotta Mirror/Sistrum Handle.
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2008.08.0161.jpg
2008.08.0161.jpg
Top view of Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle
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2008.08.0165.jpg
2008.08.0165.jpg
Top view of Egyptian Mirror/Sistrum Handle
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Beazley_DB
Height Max. 6.9
Diameters Max. 3.0
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 10.9.2002; 11.01.2006; 06.05.2016
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