Storage jarOn display
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Associated peopleAmerican Research Center in Egypt (established 1948) (excavator)
Date10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
Material and technique
earthenware, with slip decoration
Object typecontainer vessel jar storage-jar
Dimensions21 cm (height)
17 cm (diameter)
at foot 4.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by the American Research Center in Egypt, 1974.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 28 | Asian Crossroads
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.