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Stone vase


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Title/s

Stone vase

Category

vessel

Name

jar
stone vessel

Description

Stone hanging jar; some fragments are missing and there is a large crack running diagonally through the piece. The inside of the vessel was drilled out. There are two small handles on the sides. The stone appears to be serpentine.

Field Collection

Hierakonpolis Egypt

Dimensions

height(): 12.4 cm
width(): 9.4 cm
diameter(rim): 4.3 cm

Period

Predynastic
Early Dynastic

Date

about 3000 B.C. — 2500 B.C.

Provenance

given: Egyptian Research Account 1898 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Adams, B.
    Ancient Hierakonpolis
    [comments: p.129]

  2. [comments: 724 no 5570 ; III pl.132,158 no 5570]
  3. Quibell, J.E.
    Hierakonpolis I
    [comments: pl.31 no 6]
  4. Quibell, J.
    Green, F.W.
    (1902) Hierakonpolis II (1902)
    [comments: pl.48a and 30 3-4]

Material/s

serpentine

Accession Number

E.12.1898 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49552; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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