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Calcite bowl: E.3.1901

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Calcite bowl


Bowl, inscribed. Decorated with a festival inscription of the God Seth.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.3 cm
Height: 9.4 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1901) by Green, F.W. at Qena


First Dynasty
-3000 - 2890 -2890

Materials used in production

stone Calcite

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.3.1901
Primary reference Number: 50343
Oldadmincategory: S
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Audit data

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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