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Accession_Number E.65.1
adlib_title Egyptian red ware pointed jar
Shape Pointed jar
Shape_description Wide flaring lip with rounded rim, narrowing to a short neck, broadening to an ovoid body, with a pointed base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Treated with red wash; horizontal ridges on lower body.
Inscriptions
Condition Cracked in the middle of body, large chip on rim, chip on base, some scratches and weathering on sides.
Technique/Style Red ware
Provenance
Period Predynastic
Date 7500-3100
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of an Egyptian pointed jar stood on its rim.
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Front view of an Egyptian pointed jar laying on its side.
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Oblique view of an Egyptian pointed jar laying on its side, showing the mouth.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 14.9
Diameters Mouth 5.8, Neck 3.5, Body 7.5.
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Egypt
Edited_by Nicola; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 19.11.2004; 09.01.2006
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