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Stone jar

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Title/s

Stone jar

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

vessel

Name

jar
stone vessel

Description

Jar, slender, flat base, with two bull head handles. Bulls and lions were closely linked in the iconography of the King. The inside of this vase was drilled out and the exterior was carved and then sanded down. The stone surface is slightly damaged, probably from when the object lay in the ground.

Field Collection

Hierakonpolis Egypt

Dimensions

height(): 16.1 cm
diameter(rim): 6.3 cm

Period

Early Dynastic
First Dynasty

Date

about 3000 B.C. — 2500 B.C.

Provenance

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

Documentation

  1. Adams, B.
    Ancient Hierakonpolis [page: ]
    [comments: p.6,129]
  2. (1982) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Pevensey Press (2005) London: Scala [page: 179]
    [comments: ]

  3. [comments: pl.152 no.1291]
  4. Quibell, J.E.
    Hierakonpolis I
    [comments: pl.17]
  5. Quibell, J.
    Green, F.W.
    (1902) Hierakonpolis II (1902)
    [comments: pl.48a]

Material/s

stone

Accession Number

E.13.1898 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49553; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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