Pottery vessel



Accession Number
WK4
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Pottery case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Jar
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Pottery
Measurements
Height: 121mm | Diameter (widest): 48mm | Diameter (exterior rim): 36mm | Weight: 102g
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This small to medium-sized jar has a flattened base and a long ribbed neck, which has three thick bands. It was wheel thrown, and is probably a model funerary vessel, which dates to the early Eighteenth Dynasty. It is part of the Woking Collection, which arrived to the Egypt Centre on long-term loan from Woking College in 2012 (Engel 2020).

Bibliography

Engel, Dulcie (2020) The Woking Loan: a collection within a collection at the Egypt Centre. Available at: https://www.egypt.swan.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/WOKING-LOAN.pdf

Last modified: 11 Feb 2021

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