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Volcanic Ash Jar: E.142.1954

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Volcanic Ash Jar




Jar, squat

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.5 cm
Height: 9 cm
Width: 18.6 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


1st Dynasty
-3000 - -2890

Materials used in production

the ash hardens into igneous rock Volcanic ash

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.142.1954
Primary reference Number: 62194
Oldadmincategory: S
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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