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Glazed Model


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Title/s

Glazed Model

Category

vessel

Name

imitation vessel

Description

Faience model of a squat jar on a stand. Such models were dedicated in both religious buildings as well as serving the dead. Faience is a glazed material that was commonly used in Ancient Egypt. It was mouldmade. Life-sized vessels similar to the example shown here were found in the Main Temple Deposit at Hierakonpolis.

Field Collection

Hierakonpolis Egypt

Dimensions

height 6.5 cm

Period

Predynastic
Early Dynastic

Date

about 3000 B.C. — 2500 B.C.

Provenance

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

Documentation

  1. Friedman, F.D.
    (1998) Gifts of the Nile : ancient Egyptian faience (1998)
    [comments: no.10, p.69, 178]
  2. Quibell, J.
    Green, F.W.
    (1902) Hierakonpolis II (1902)
    [comments: pl. XLVIIIb]

Material/s

faience

Accession Number

E.21.1898 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49562; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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