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Calcite bowl


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Title/s

Calcite bowl

Category

vessel

Name

bowl
stone vessel

Description

bowl, inscribed. Decorated with a festival inscription of the God Seth.

Field Collection

Egypt

Technique Description

polished

Dimensions

diameter 9.3 cm
height 9.4 cm

Period

First Dynasty

Date

3000 B.C. — 2890 B.C.

Provenance

bought: Green, F.W. at Qena 1901 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Description: Seth animal and arms

Documentation

  1. Essays Presented to Sir W. Ridgeway
    [comments: p.266 & figs 1-2]

Material/s

calcite

Accession Number

E.3.1901 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50343; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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