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Title:

Clay hanging vessel

Category:

vessel

Name:

jar

Date:

circa 3500 B.C.

Period:

Nagada II & Predynastic period

Description:

squat jar, with two lug handles for suspension, decorated with painted spirals. Marl clay imitating the stone breccia by the spiral design.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Production
Note:

hand made in two parts

Find Spot:

Egypt

Technique:

painted

Material:

ceramic; clay

Technique
Description:

handmade

Dimension(s):

diameter, 20.2, cm
length, 14.4, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1891; Chester, Greville John, Revd

Documentation:

Bourriau, J.D.. 1981. Umm El-Ga`ab : pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab conquest.
no.36

Accession:

Object Number: E.157.1891
(Antiquities)
(record id: 49370; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/49370





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