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Category

vessel

Name

jar
stone vessel

Description

cylinder jar, large rim fragment only, inscribed with ink signs written with a brush; rim beneath lip decorated with diagonal incised lines

Field Collection

Abydos

Dimensions

length 1.4 cm

Period

First Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period

Date

circa 3000 B.C. — 2890 B.C.

Provenance

given: Egyptian Exploration Fund 1900 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Method: black ink

Documentation

  1. Petrie, W.M.F.
    (1899) The royal tombs of the First Dynasty : I (1899)
    [comments: pl. IX.5]
  2. Petrie, W.M.F.
    (1901) The royal tombs of the First Dynasty : II. The royal tombs of the earliest dynasties (1901)
    [comments: pl.XXV.26]
  3. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind L.B.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.5, Upper Egypt : sites (Deir Rîfa to Aswân, excluding Thebes and the temples of Abydos, Dendera, Esna, Edfu, Kôm Ombo and Philae)
    [comments: 86]

Material/s

calcite

Accession Number

E.227.1900 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50245; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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