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Diameter of mouth
2 7/16 x 1 11/16 x 1/4 in. (6.2 x 4.3 x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.1879
Geography: Africa, Possibly Egypt
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Cups
Culture/Nationality: Egyptian (?)

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This object has the following keywords:
  • cups - Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
  • Egyptian - Refers to the styles and culture that developed in antiquity in the Nile Valley in the area of modern-day Egypt and southwards. For the cultures and styles of the modern nation of Egypt, use "Egypt (modern)."

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Discovering Egypt in Bryn Mawr College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Feb 25, 2002 – Mar 22, 2002

  • Diameter of mouth Dimensions: 2 7/16 x 1 11/16 x 1/4 in. (6.2 x 4.3 x 0.635 cm)

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