Libation Bowl


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Artifact Identification Libation Bowl   (1911.02.0031)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 19th - 26th Dynasties
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 7.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 5.0 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 77 g
Measuring Remarks Height measured while bowl was upside down, with the rim down. 3rd dimension waived per discussion with Jennifer White. C. Vitez, 12/1/2008.
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Throwing
Munsell Color Information Grayish Reddish Orange (2.5YR 5/6) -Exterior. Light Reddish Brown (2.5YR 5/4) -Discoloration on exterior. Light Reddish Brown (2.5YR 6/4) -Interior.

Research Remarks

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

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

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of W. N. Stearns
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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