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Accession_Number E.63.25
adlib_title Egyptian coarse ware jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Wide-necked red jar with a short neck, tapering to pointed base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, with several small defects on body and one quite large one towards the base, and large, elongated areas of deposits, one at top of body the other towards base. Surface of base is worn.
Technique/Style Coarse ware
Provenance Meydum
Period Old Kingdom: 3 dynasty
Date 2686-2613
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of an upturned Egyptian jar.
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2006.20.0082.jpg
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Front view of an Egyptian jar, on its side.
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2006.20.0084.jpg
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Top view of the bottom of an Egyptian jar, showing its base.
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2006.20.0085.jpg
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Oblique view of an Egyptian jar, showing the mouth.
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Comparanda
Bibliography RVCR 3, 52
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 23.6
Diameters Mouth 8.9; body 13.5
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 3.1
Edited_by Leigh
Date_edited 01.08.2002
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