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Accession_Number L.2016.3.7
adlib_title Alabaster lid
Shape Lid
Shape_description Heavy Alabaster lid with slightly uneven rounded knob, which leads to a short stem. The stem curves into the diagonal lid with rounded rim and short, broad flange, slightly narrowing to its bottom. The underside is concave at centre.
Material Alabaster
Fabric
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Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. Small scratches on the surface, especially on the underside. White, slightly light brownish deposits on bottom part of rim, whereby lid would have sat on the pot.
Technique/Style
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Beazley_DB
Height 5.3; knob 1.9; flange 0.5
Diameters 8.4; knob 2.5; stem 2.2; flange 7.2
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Julia
Date_edited 31.05.2016
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