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Clay cup: E.4.1962

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Current Location: Gallery 24


Clay cup




Clay cup or bowl.

Clay cup or bowl. Wheelmade and with a self slip on the inside and out. There is some damage to the surface, but the pot is complete. Excavated from the cemetery at Qasr Ibrim.

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.082 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1962) by Egypt Exploration Society


Circa 301 CE - Circa 500 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.4.1962
Primary reference Number: 62963
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

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

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