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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.
2006.20.0088.jpg
2006.20.0088.jpg
Front view of an upturned Egyptian jar.
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
Front view of an Egyptian jar on its side, showing the mouth.
2006.20.0091.jpg
2006.20.0091.jpg
Oblique view of an Egyptian jar on its side, showing the mouth.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
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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