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Plaster Imprint (Cast) of Incised Vessel


2.008 x 0.512 x 2.323 in. (5.1 x 1.3 x 5.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2017.10.51
Other Number(s): N80 N512 (sherd) (Exhibition Number)
Geography: Africa, Egypt
Classification: Documents and Documentary Artifacts; Other Documents; Plaster Imprints
Collection: Naukratis Project 1977-1983
Findspot: Kom Geif-Naukratis, Egypt. 30° 53' 49.7" N, 30° 35' 27.1"E. Context: B3 6/12 Date: 1980

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  • casting - The act or process of making casts or of shaping in a mold; usually refers to pouring liquid material into a mold, as distinguished from pressing a material into a mold, for which prefer "molding."
  • casting plaster - Type of plaster of Paris especially prepared to have the properties most desirable for casting and carving; it is very fine-grained, absorbent, brilliantly white, slow setting, and capable of taking fine detail.
  • casts - Sculptural works or reproductions made by casting. In industrial and building trade contexts, prefer "castings."
  • imprints - Statements in books concerning the publication or printing of a book, usually printed on the title page, the back of the title page, or at the end of the text. Imprints may include the name of publisher, distributor, and manufacturer, and the place and date of publication.
  • incising - The process and technique of producing, forming, or tracing a pattern, text, or other usually linear motif by cutting, carving, or engraving.
  • vessels - Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.

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