jueves, 23 de abril de 2015

vessel

Ewer belonging to a washbasin
This full-bellied jug has a broad base and a slender cylindrical neck onto which a broad disk-shaped rim is set. The neck's opening is narrow. An angular curved spout has been attached to the shoulder for pouring out the liquid. The ewer is made of a reddish brown silt coated with a red slip, which has been polished.
Present location KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM [09/001] VIENNA
Inventory number 6743 ...
Dating PREDYNASTIC PERIOD
Archaeological Site TURA EL-ASMANT
Category VASE
Material CLAY; POTTERY
Technique BURNED; POLISHED
Height 19.5 cm

Diameter 15,7 cm
Bibliography•Junker, H., Bericht über die Grabungen der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien auf dem Friedhof von Turah. Winter 1909-1910. Denkschrift der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien (DAWW) 56 (Wien 1912) 43, Sondertyp 1, Abb. 50.
•Seipel, W. (ed.), Götter Menschen Pharaonen, Speyer (1993) = Dioses, Hombres, Faraones, Ciudad de México (1993) = Das Vermächtnis der Pharaonen, Zürich (1994), Nr. 56.
source: globalegyptianmuseum

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