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Accession_Number E.63.28
adlib_title Egyptian jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description The lip is narrow, no neck and a weak shoulder. The body flares to the widest point in the lower half of the jar just above the foot. The widest point tapers to the foot, which is approximately 1cm in height with a flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Red colour wash (?) is present on the on the upper body. Several concentric purple lines decorate this area. lower body is left bare.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete.
Technique/Style
Provenance Memphis
Period Ptolemaic
Date 332-30
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0178.jpg
2002.98.0178.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Terracotta Jar.
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2002.98.0179.jpg
2002.98.0179.jpg
View of base on Egyptian Terracotta Jar
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2002.98.0180.jpg
2002.98.0180.jpg
Side view of Egyptian Terracotta Jar
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Beazley_DB
Height 10.5
Diameters Mouth 7.0; body 10.4; base 5.1
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra; Kinsey
Date_edited 04.09.2002; 16.08.2004; 17.01.2006
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