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Clay double hanging jar: E.2.1980

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Clay double hanging jar

Description

Double jar, broad shouldered with horizontal lug handles. Nile silt clay, black burnished imitating stone.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.6 cm
Height: 9.9 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1980) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Nagada II & Predynastic period
Circa -3500 - Circa -3000

Materials used in production

nile silt clay Ceramic

Techniques used in production

Burnished (polished)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.2.1980
Primary reference Number: 63180
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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