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Jar: E.76.1921

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Current Location: Gallery 21




Stirrup jar. Mycenaean (?) fabric, pink (7.5 YR 8/4) fine, hard and dense, with fine conspicuous black grits. Thrown, drawn up from base. Thin walls (3 mm), handles, spout, false spout applied. Surface polished and painted decoration in black to red colour *change due to variation in firing conditions). Bands around rim of spout, bases of spout and false spout, on handles, on body from bottom of handles to base, three concentric circles on underside of base

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.111 m
Length: 0.112 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by British School of Archaeology in Egypt


19th Dynasty
New Kingdom
Circa -1300 - Circa -1180

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.76.1921
Primary reference Number: 52097
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 May 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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