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Clay cup: E.125.1921

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 24

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Clay cup

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Description

Clay cup or beaker, with rounded base.

Clay cup or beaker with a rounded base. Wheelmade from Nile silt clay and with a slip applied to the outside, which is red in colour. Such objects would have been used from day to day. This particular example was then buried in a grave. Complete but with a crack running from the rim.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.11 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Oxford Expedition to Nubia

Dating

Meroitic
Third Intermediate period
Circa -700 BCE - Circa -600 BCE

Materials used in production

Clay

Techniques used in production

Wheelmade

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.125.1921
Primary reference Number: 52143
Oldadmincategory: P
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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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