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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Crock

Image
Accession no.: Y: 93/4
Object name: Crock
Title: Crock
Description: An earthenware crockery fragment. One of a collection of sealers' artefacts scattered on Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands and collected by Kenneth John Richard during the austral summer 1990-91.
Classified name:
SPRI theme domestic equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > South Shetland Islands > Livingston Island
UDC 641.722
Geographic UDC (*726.1)
Getty AAT crocks (vessels)
Field collection:
Person Richard, Kenneth John
Date 1990
Place Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > South Shetland Islands > Livingston Island > Byers Peninsula
Number of items: 1
Full description:

An earthenware crock, slightly curved with an incised line around part of it. The outer surface has a dark brown glaze; the inner surface is unglazed.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 132mm, length: 145mm, depth: 32mm