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Accession_Number E.63.26
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Pointed
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description Coarse ware
Munsell_color
Decoration Pointed base and no neck. A possible inscription approximately one third of the way down, although it appears to say "MOM" so is probably modern. This is backed up by the fact that there is no other decoration on the pot.
Inscriptions
Condition Repaired from two pieces, leaving several large cracks on the pot originating from the base. Large chip on the lip.
Technique/Style
Provenance Medum
Period Old Kingdom: 3 dynasty
Date 2650-2575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0042.jpg
2002.98.0042.jpg
View of the innerside of a Egyptian Jar.
2002.98.0043.jpg
2002.98.0043.jpg
Side view of Egyptian pointed jar showing the body.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 18.6
Diameters 10.2
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 3.1
Edited_by Leigh; Joana Varela
Date_edited 2002.07.23; 06.04.2017
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