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Volcanic ash vessel: E.111.1954

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Titles

Volcanic ash vessel

Description

Jug

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.2 cm
Height: 13.4 cm
Width: 4 cm

Relative size of this object

4 cm13.4 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1954) by Greg, Robert, Sir

Dating

First Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period
-3000 - -2890

Materials used in production

Volcanic ash

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.111.1954
Primary reference Number: 62163
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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Volcanic ash vessel" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/62163 Accessed: 2022-07-06 07:06:31

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