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Fragment: C.18.17C-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Irregularly shaped fragment from the rim of a dish, with a small (2 cm) length of edge, and a little of the curved side of the well. Pale reddish brown earthenware, coated on the front only with a white slip, incised and cut away. On the rim there is a series of 'U' shaped motifs in white wuth a cut away background, with two incised lines below, and three incised lines above. In the well there are parts of two white motifs and two incised lines. The reverse (outside) is undecorated


History note: From a dig at Kom el Dik, Alexandria

Legal notes

Exchanged, from Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.7 cm
Width: 7.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1948) by Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt


14th Century
1300 - 1399

Components of the work

Front Only composed of slip

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18.17C-1948
Primary reference Number: 137749
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 December 2015 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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