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calcite dish

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Title calcite dish
Collection Artworld: Oriental Museum
Date 2925 - 2650 BCE
Description Shallow calcite dish, slightly concave with a flat bottom. Broken into two pieces and repaired, with a small crack across the centre.
Description Source Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 178
Cultural Context Egyptian
Id Number Former Accession N1390
Location Creation Site Misr
Location Current Repository The Oriental Museum
Subject receptacle/vessel, dish, vessel
Measurements 47 x 4.5 x 47 cm
Rights Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner OM
Style Period Early Dynastic Period
Work Type dish



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