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Clay vessel fragments: E.GA.5999.1943

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Clay vessel fragments


Fragment of body of jar, with applied decoration of wedjat eye and black painted lines:a hand-modelled 'wadjet' eye from an open vessel.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.3 cm
Length: 5.2 cm

Find spot

  • Tell el Amarna (or Malkata) Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)


Eighteenth Dynasty
Amarna period
New Kingdom
Circa -1352 - Circa -1336

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.5999.1943
Primary reference Number: 59612
Oldadmincategory: P
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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