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Calcite miniature vessel and stand: E.51.1937

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Calcite miniature vessel and stand




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

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3.9 cm
Height: 3.4 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 June 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 28 February 2024

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

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