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Calcite drill cones: E.22.1913

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Calcite drill cones

Description

Core, evidence of the manufacture of cylinder jars in which the core is removed from a solid block of calcite to produce the space inside a jar. (41).

Find spot

  • Riqqeh (Riggeh) Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by British School of Archaeology

Dating

Old Kingdom
Circa -2686 - Circa -2160

Materials used in production

Calcite

Techniques used in production

Drilled

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.22.1913
Primary reference Number: 51571
Oldadmincategory: S
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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