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Jar: E.GA.1538.1947

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Large black-topped ware jar, with only small area at top blackened, whole jar burnished, there is a repair around the centre, and at the top, the whole area is probably overpainted

Legal notes

Unknown provenance, possibly bequeathed by R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.33 m
Width: 0.223 m

Relative size of this object

22.3 cm33 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by unknown Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.1538.1947
Primary reference Number: 61551
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 October 2022 Last processed: Monday 17 October 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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