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Porphyry and gold cylinder jar


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Title/s

Porphyry and gold cylinder jar

Category

vessel

Name

jar
stone vessel

Description

cylinder jar, with concave sides, gold cover on rim

Field Collection

Abydos Egypt

Technique Description

polished

Dimensions

diameter 12 cm
height 19.25 cm

Period

First Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period

Date

3000 B.C. — 2890 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Raphael, Oscar C. 1946 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. (1922) Burlington Fine Arts Club. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Ancient Egyptian Art , London? (1922) London?
    [comments: no.26 pl.XXVI]

Material/s

porphyry

gold

Accession Number

E.4.1946 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 61608; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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