Ostrakon

1913.03.0001

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ostrakon   (1913.03.0001)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Written Communication T&E
  4. :
  5. Writing Media
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 17.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.1 cm
Weight 354 g
Measuring Remarks L=narrowest angle to middle of oppposite curve.
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware, Pigment--Glaze?
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Glazing?, Incising, Throwing
Munsell Color Information Brownish Pink (7.5YR 8/2) Grayish Brown (7.5YR 4/2)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

One of 5 jar fragments 13.3.1-5.

Bibliography

Divisions for region taken from: Baines & Málek 1980 Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of W. N. Stearns
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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