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Clay jar: E.86.1896

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Clay jar


Cylinder jar, with wavy handle and mesh decoration. marl clay, with painted criss-cross 'net' lines and relief wavy-line.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.1 cm
Length: 16.7 cm

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  • Nagada or Ballas Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1895) by Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Sir


Nagada III & Predynastic period
Production date: circa 3200 BC

Materials used in production

clay Ceramic

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.86.1896
Primary reference Number: 49476
Oldmuseumnumber: P.9
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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