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Accession_Number E.63.27
adlib_title Egyptian lacrymaterion
Shape Lacrymaterion
Shape_description A small lip tapering to a narrow mouth. The neck is long leading straight down to globular body the widest point of which is the shoulder. The body tapers to a flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Brownish-red wash (?) all over the surface.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact but not complete, the original base part has been lost. Also the body is pitted with shallow chips in the surface of the pottery.
Technique/Style
Provenance Memphis
Period Ptolemaic
Date 332-30
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0169.jpg
2002.98.0169.jpg
Above view of Egyptian Lacrymaterion laying on its side.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 12.2
Diameters sholder 4.5
Handle_height
Other_dims. Mouth 2.6; neck 2.0
Location 2.2.1
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra
Date_edited 03.09.2002; 16.08.2004
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