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Cooking pot (Chytra)

Cooking pot (Chytra)
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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 0855

Inv.Inventory
 E/V/35
Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 82

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Cooking pot (Chytra)

Category:
Containers and related objects, vessels, cooking pots, cauldrons
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, beginning of the Roman Period
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Eastern Harbor
Material(s):
Man made material, pottery (terracotta)
Height:
28 cm;
Diameter:
30 cm;
Depth:
0.4 cm
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase 12



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Ägyptens versunkene Schätze: 5. April 2007-27. Januar 2008, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Heidelberg: Vernissage, 2007): 304, 425.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 348, 454.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 231-232, 313.
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