Unguent Jar


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Artifact Identification Unguent Jar   (1911.02.0010)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Hygiene Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Predynastic, Gerzean, 3650 – 3300 BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 26.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 16.7 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 1,478 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information White (N9 ) -ns Moderate Yellowish Pink ( 10r 7.5/3.5) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Petrie, W. M. Flinders. Corpus of Prehistoric Pottery and Palettes. British School of Egyptian Archaeology, 1921. Petrie, W. M. Flinders. Corpus of Proto- Dynastic Pottery. British School of Egyptian Archaeology, 1953. Baines & Málek. Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980. Brewer, Douglas J. Ancient Egypt: Foundations of a Civilization. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2005, p.97, Figure 6.20a. James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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