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Sherds: C.18.13-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Imitation celadon pottery shards. Strong green, crackled glaze, on a very red ware. With moulded designs below the glaze. Parts of two or three bowls.


History note: Excavated at Kom el Dik, Alexandria

Legal notes

Exchanged, from Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1948) by Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt


13th Century-14th Century
1200 - 1399

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L Height 1.9 cm Width 1 cm
D Height 10.8 cm Width 9.8 cm
C Height 11.4 cm Width 6.4 cm
E/F Height 13 cm Width 8.2 cm
J Height 5.1 cm Width 4.4 cm
K Height 5.7 cm Width 4.4 cm
H Height 6.4 cm Width 5.7 cm
I Height 7.3 cm Width 4.4 cm
G Height 7.6 cm Width 4.4 cm
B Height 7.6 cm Width 5.7 cm
A Height 8.9 cm Width 9.5 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18.13-1948
Primary reference Number: 72638
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 October 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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