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Accession_Number E.63.24
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Wide necked jar with a large lip and a small neck.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description Red Coarse ware fabric
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Three chips on the lip. Several defects all around the artefact, one has been filled in. Only a few of the defects are deep enough to show the inside of the pot: it is circular patch of grey discoloration approximately two-thirds of the way down.
Technique/Style
Provenance Medum
Period Old Kingdom: 3 dynasty
Date 2650-2575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0087.jpg
2006.20.0087.jpg
Top view of the bottom of an Egyptian jar, showing the base.
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2006.20.0088.jpg
2006.20.0088.jpg
Front view of an upturned Egyptian jar.
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2006.20.0089.jpg
2006.20.0089.jpg
Front view of an Egyptian jar on its side.
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2006.20.0090.jpg
2006.20.0090.jpg
Front view of an Egyptian jar on its side, showing the mouth.
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2006.20.0091.jpg
2006.20.0091.jpg
Oblique view of an Egyptian jar on its side, showing the mouth.
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Beazley_DB
Height 20.6
Diameters Rim 8.1; body 12.2
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 3.1
Edited_by Leigh; Joana Varela
Date_edited 22.07.2002; 05.04.2017
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