Amphoriskos, Jar

1911.02.0011

Thumbnail of Amphoriskos, Jar (1911.02.0011)

Detailed Images

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Amphoriskos, Jar   (1911.02.0011)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Distribution & Transportation Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Containers
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Predynastic to First Dynasty
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 12.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 8.3 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 194 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Slipping, Firing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.25/ 3.8% R) -dark spots Moderate Brown (5YR 4/4) -body Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 7/4)

Research Remarks

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

Baines & Málek. Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980. James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. 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.

Artifact History

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

Share What You Know!

The Spurlock Museum actively seeks opportunities to improve what we know and record about our collections. If you have knowledge about this object, please get in touch with our Registration staff by using the form below. Please note that we cannot give appraisals, provide any information related to value, or authenticate artifacts.

Please enter your first name.
Please enter your last name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Please enter comments you would like to share about the artifact.

All fields are required.