Vase, Vessel


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Artifact Identification Vase, Vessel   (1911.02.0022)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Serving Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Early Predynastic, 5500–4000 BCE?
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 15.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 8.0 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 516 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Handbuilding
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellowish Pink (7.5R 7/4)

Research Remarks

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

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. Divisions for region taken from: Baines & Málek. Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980.

Artifact History

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

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