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Calcite unfinished vessel: E.13.1950

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Calcite unfinished vessel




Jar, unfinished. Calcite vessels were sometimes abandoned, usually due to a flaw in the stone.

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.75 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by family of F. W. Green


Old Kingdom
Circa -2686 - Circa -2160

Materials used in production

stone Calcite

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.13.1950
Primary reference Number: 62039
Oldadmincategory: S
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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