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Beaker: E.2.2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Rim and base fragment of small egyptian alabaster beaker

Legal notes

Given by Mr. M.F.H. English

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.055 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005) by English, Marcus F. H., Mr


Nagada I & Predynastic period
Circa -4000 BCE - -3500 BCE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Egyptian alabaster

Techniques used in production

Drilled : Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.2.2005
Primary reference Number: 119334
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 9 March 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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