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Pot stand: E.111.1902

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Pot stand


Pot stand, Nile silt with sand and some fine straw, light brown (7.5 YR 6/4). Thwon, base scratched to remove excess clay.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.095 m
Height: 10.6 cm
Length: 0.076 m
Width: 7.4 cm

Relative size of this object

7.4 m10.6 m1 mm What does this represent?

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  • Diospolis Parva

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Egypt Exploration Fund

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.111.1902
Primary reference Number: 63598
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 February 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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