Travertine jar



Accession Number
AB116
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Stone case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Jar
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Dynasty
Ptolemaic Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Measurements
Height: 125mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This thick-shouldered travertine cylindrical jar with a flat base. 'Ptolemaic' is written on side in pencil. It was a gift from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Bibliography

Aston, Barbara G. 1994. Ancient Egyptian stone vessels: materials and forms. Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 5. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag.

Other Identity
SA212 (Aberystwyth number)
Acquisition
Gift, The University of Wales, Aberystwyth (24 Mar 1997)
Last modified: 05 Feb 2021

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