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Stone vase: E.12.1898

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Stone vase




Stone hanging jar; some fragments are missing and there is a large crack running diagonally through the piece. The inside of the vessel was drilled out. There are two small handles on the sides. The stone appears to be serpentine.

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.4 cm
Width: 9.4 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1898) by Egyptian Research Account


Early Dynastic
About -3000 - About -2500

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 4.3 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.12.1898
Primary reference Number: 49552
Oldadmincategory: S
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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