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Clay hanging flask: E.83.1896

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Clay hanging flask

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Description

Flask, lentoid. nile silt clay, burnished black ware imitating stone.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.2 cm
Length: 11.9 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Nagada II & Predynastic period
Production date: 3000 BC

Materials used in production

nile silt clay Ceramic

Techniques used in production

Burnished : Hand-made

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.83.1896
Primary reference Number: 49473
Oldmuseumnumber: P.5
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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