Skip to main content

Sherd: ANE.10.1980

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Entities

Categories

Description

Fragment, from buff-ware open vessel with multiple internal compartments

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.055 m
Length: 0.095 m
Width: 0.056 m

Relative size of this object

9.5 cm5.5 cm1 mm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Tell es-Sureyhat ⪼ Syria

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1980) by Holland, T. A., Dr. Anthropology

Dating

-2500 BCE - -2001 BCE

Materials used in production

Fired clay

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.10.1980
Primary reference Number: 87780
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.10.1980
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 March 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sherd" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/87780 Accessed: 2022-09-26 03:20:54

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/87780 |title=Sherd |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-09-26 03:20:54|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-87780

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Sherd

Accession Number: ANE.619.1932

Sherd

Accession Number: ANE.616.1932

Sherd

Accession Number: ANE.623.1932

Sherd

Accession Number: ANE.621.1932

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...