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Calcite jar: E.34.1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19


Calcite jar




Cylindrical jar, concave sides, relief line around top

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.1 cm
Height: 16 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912) by British School of Archaeology


1st Dynasty
-3000 - -2890

Materials used in production

stone Calcite

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.34.1912
Primary reference Number: 51367
Oldadmincategory: S
Oldadminnumber: 1258
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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