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Clay hanging vessel


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Title/s

Clay hanging vessel

Category

vessel

Name

jar

Description

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

Production Notes

hand made in two parts

Field Collection

Egypt

Technique Description

handmade

Dimensions

diameter 20.2 cm
length 14.4 cm

Period

Nagada II & Predynastic period

Date

circa 3500 B.C.

Provenance

given: Chester, Greville John, Revd 1891 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1981) Umm El-Ga`ab : pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab conquest (1981)
    [comments: no.36]

Material/s

ceramic

Accession Number

E.157.1891 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49370; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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