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Calcite unfinished vessel: E.12.1950

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Calcite unfinished vessel


Jar, unfinished. Calcite vessels were sometimes abandoned, usually due to a flaw in the stone.

Measurements and weight

Height: 13 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by family of F. W. Green


Old Kingdom
Circa -2686 - Circa -2160

Materials used in production

stone Calcite

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.12.1950
Primary reference Number: 62038
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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