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Archeological Object

Vase (n. cat. 65989)


Vase with an ellipsoidal body that develops with a maximum upper width; the rim is everted and the base is flat. It has two wavy loops on the body at the maximum diameter (type  Wavy handles from the classification by Petrie). There are visible traces of red on the outer surface. This typology of ceramic shows the influence of middle oriental origin, particularly from the Syrian - Palestinian area.

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Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 65989
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Unknown
Place of discovery
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  Definizione: Vase
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Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Naqada II
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Earthenware
  Height: 28
  Varie: Conservation status: discreet; it has small chips at the edge

2005-2007, Cappozzo M., “La collezione Egizia del Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico Luigi Pigorini”, in Bullettino di Paletnologia Italiana, Vol. 96, p. 158, scheda 56, tav. V.