Part of a red siltware pottery jar joined with other sections to restore the vessel, which was a convex-sided siltware jar with a red-slipped surface. The base is rounded with a slight central point and the sides converge to a wide mouth with a plain rim. Below the rim is a projecting carination, and slightly lower at either side is a small loop-handle. An incised groove runs around the vessel through the handles.
- Excavated/Findspot: Tell Dafana, Findspot 55, by great wall south of the "Qasr"
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Tell Dafana)
- Height: 19.7 centimetres
- Diameter: 15.8 centimetres (maximum)
The Findspot number 55 has been scratched into the side of the jar.
Attached to 1887,0101.851, 1887,0101.854 and 1887,0101.855.
See also London, BM, EA 22324, and Boston MFA 87.632 & 87.634 (TO BE CHECKED)
fair - cracked
28 May 1985
Previously repaired. Possible soluble salt contamination.
Soaked in tap water in a bucket. Conductivity readings were taken daily and the water changed. Soaked for 13 days and removed and left to dry.
Excavated May 1886.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
Part of a redware pottery jar joined with other sections to form a single object with a bulbous body, two small pierced handles and decorated with an incised groove and a ridge near the rim. See the fuller description under 1888,0101.849.
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Object reference number: YCA38696
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