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Burnished clay flask: E.27.1912

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Burnished clay flask




Jar, with spout, squat. marl clay.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.9 cm
Length: 13.9 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt


2nd Dynasty-3rd Dynasty
3rd Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period
-2890 - -2613

Materials used in production

marl clay Ceramic

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.27.1912
Primary reference Number: 51360
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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