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Burnished clay flask


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Title/s

Burnished clay flask

Category

vessel

Name

jar

Description

jar, globular. nile silt clay, red washed ware.

Production Notes

handmade, base cut to shape

Field Collection

Nagada Egypt

Dimensions

diameter 15 cm
length 22.8 cm

Period

Nagada II & Predynastic period

Date

3500 B.C. — 3000 B.C.

Provenance

given: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Sir 1895 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Petrie, W.M.F.
    Nagada
    [comments: p.25 pl.XXIII]
  2. Baumgartel, E.J.
    Petrie's Naqada excavation : a supplement
    [comments: pl. VIII]
  3. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1981) Umm El-Ga`ab : pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab conquest (1981)
    [comments: no.73]

Material/s

ceramic

Accession Number

E.54.1896 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49451; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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