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Calcite cylinder jar: E.9.1933

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Calcite cylinder jar




Cylindrical vase in perfect condition

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.205 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931) by Brunton Expedition


Dynasty 5
-2504 - -2347

Materials used in production

also described as calcite Alabaster

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.9.1933
Primary reference Number: 70988
Othernumber: 31/3251
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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