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Calcite miniature vessel and stand: E.51.1937

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Titles

Calcite miniature vessel and stand

Description

Kohl pot, with lid and stand. Such vessels were models for the tomb.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3.9 cm
Height: 3.4 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Ricketts, C. H. and Shannon, C. S.

Dating

Dynasty 12
-1976 BCE - -1794 BCE

Materials used in production

mineral Calcite

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.51.1937
Primary reference Number: 53597
Oldadmincategory: S
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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