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Calcite drill cones


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Title/s

Calcite drill cones

Category

vessel

Name

jar
stone vessel

Description

core, evidence of the manufacture of cylinder jars in which the core is removed from a solid block of calcite to produce the space inside a jar. (41).

Field Collection

Riqqeh (Riggeh) Egypt

Dimensions

height width

Period

Old Kingdom

Date

circa 2686 B.C. — 2160 B.C.

Provenance

given: British School of Archaeology 1913 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Engelbach, R.
    Riqqeh and Memphis VI

Material/s

calcite

Accession Number

E.22.1913 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 51571; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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