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Calcite pounder


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Title/s

Calcite pounder

Category

vessel

Name

jar
stone vessel

Description

jar, with convex sides, inscribed in hieratic with the name of royal secretary Huy. used for grinding pigments.

Field Collection

foundation deposit ? Egypt

Technique Description

polished

Dimensions

height 6.3 cm

Period

New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty

Date

circa 1550 B.C. — 1295 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, R.G. (Major) 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

calcite

Accession Number

E.GA.3049.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 57479; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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