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Clay vessel: E.166.1912

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Clay vessel

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Description

Amphora, squat, with cricle and dot decoration painted on shoulder in red and black. Vessels of this shape were often used in Late Roman life, but decorated versions were often reserved for burials and this example was found in a grave.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.8 cm
Length: 18.7 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late Antique
Circa 301 - 600

Materials used in production

Ceramic

Techniques used in production

Drilled

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.166.1912
Primary reference Number: 51507
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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