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Clay vessel


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Title/s

Clay vessel

Category

vessel

Name

jar

Description

jar, animal shaped, with two lug handles. thought to be in the form of a hedgehog.

Production Notes

hand made. marl clay with traces of red wash.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 14.8 cm

Period

Nagada II & Predynastic period

Date

3500 B.C.

Provenance

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

Documentation

  1. (1995)
    [comments: no. 1, p.10]
  2. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1981) Umm El-Ga`ab : pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab conquest (1981)
    [comments: no.40]

Material/s

ceramic

Accession Number

E.GA.4330.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58789; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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