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Clay jar: E.170.1939

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Clay jar


Jar, broad shouldered, with two lug handles, with boat and hunter decoration in red. The decoration shows two ships, a man, a goddess, a hunter and an antelope.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.3 cm
Length: 13.1 cm

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  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Hornblower, G. D., OBE


Nagada II & Predynastic period
Circa -3500 - -3000

Materials used in production

clay Ceramic

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.170.1939
Primary reference Number: 53864
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 March 2022 Last processed: Thursday 17 March 2022

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

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