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Accession_Number REDMG:1964.1719.1
adlib_title alabastron
Shape Alabastron
Shape_description Fragment
Material Alabaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 8/2
Decoration Cylindrical shape - the lower half of an alabastron. Heavy object. Patterning appears to be naturally formed into lines, giving different colours and texture. Rounded base means the object does not stand.
Inscriptions
Condition Over half of the object is missing, but the half that remains is in good condition with no significant damage. Some deposits have collected in base.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.93.0162.jpg
2003.93.0162.jpg
Front view of a standing alabastron fragment, showing interior.
2006.20.0047.jpg
2006.20.0047.jpg
Top view of an alabastron fragment.
2006.20.0104.jpg
2006.20.0104.jpg
Top view of an alabastron fragment, showing interior.
2006.20.0105.jpg
2006.20.0105.jpg
Top view of an alabastron fragment.
2006.20.0106.jpg
2006.20.0106.jpg
Front view of an alabastron fragment, showing interior.
2006.20.0107.jpg
2006.20.0107.jpg
Front view of the base of an alabastron fragment.
2006.20.0108.jpg
2006.20.0108.jpg
Front view of the top of an alabastron fragment, showing interior.
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Beazley_DB
Height 11.3
Diameters 5.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. Thickness of walls 0.7 (max.)
Location 3.2.2
Edited_by Denise
Date_edited 13 August 2002
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