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Artifact Identification Purse   (1914.05.0033)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 2nd - 6th century
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 13.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.1 cm
Weight 6 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Organ?, Hide?, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
Manufacturing Processes Tanning
Munsell Color Information Strong Yellowish Brown (10 YR 4/6) -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. The British Museum. Antinoupolis at the British Museum Online Catalog. https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/research_projects/all_current_projects/antinoupolis.aspx Griffith Institute Archives, University of Oxford. John de Monins Johnson photographic negatives. http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/gri/4johnson.html

Artifact History

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

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