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Clay bowl: E.11.1910

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 24

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Clay bowl

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Description

Clay bowl, with floral decoration around rim in red-brown paint.

Clay bowl or cup made from Aswan clay and fired with a buff coloured wash. There are bands of red and brown decoration in the form of buds, perhaps a schematic representation of vine leaves. The vessel was made on a wheel as indicated by the ridges on the inside. this type of pottery was used from day to day, but this example, in its complete state, was most likely found in a tomb.

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.095 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Green, F. W.

Dating

Roman
100 CE - 543 CE

Materials used in production

Clay

Techniques used in production

Painted
Wheelmade

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.11.1910
Primary reference Number: 51040
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

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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