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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Jar   (1911.02.0036)
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Predynastic, 3750 – 3650 BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 13.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 9.2 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 314 g
Measuring Remarks 9.2 cm is diameter of rim. 5.0 cm is diameter of bottom.
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Grayish Reddish Orange (10r 5/6 ) -ns Black ( N2) -ns

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.

Artifact History

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

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