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Burnished clay flask: E.54.1896

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Burnished clay flask


Jar, globular. nile silt clay, red washed ware.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15 cm
Length: 22.8 cm

Find spot

  • Nagada Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1895) by Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Sir


Nagada II & Predynastic period
-3500 - 3000 -3000

Materials used in production

nile silt clay, red washed ware Ceramic

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.54.1896
Primary reference Number: 49451
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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