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Stone jar


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Title/s

Stone jar

Category

vessel

Name

jar
stone vessel

Description

Stone squat jar with a ring base and lug handles. The handles are drilled to allow rope or cord to be passed through and the vessel to hang. The centre is drilled out and the exterior has been carved and sanded to create a smooth appearance. The stone used here is called schist and is a hard stone.

Field Collection

Hierakonpolis Egypt

Dimensions

height(): 12.2 cm
width(): 9.64 cm
width(rim): 5.63 cm

Period

Predynastic
Early Dynastic Period

Date

about 3000 B.C. — 2500 B.C.

Provenance

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

Documentation


  1. [comments: p.197 no.1387]
  2. Quibell, J.
    Green, F.W.
    (1902) Hierakonpolis II (1902)
    [comments: pl.48a col.3]

Material/s

schist

Accession Number

E.19.1898 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49560; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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