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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ostrakon   (1913.03.0008)
  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) 13.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.4 cm
Weight 81 g
Measuring Remarks Depth includes curvature of body.Wall thickness=0.6 cm
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Glazing, Throwing, Writing
Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 6/4) Yellowish White (10YR 9/2) -interior slip

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

One of 2 fragments of Ostraka with heiratic writing, 13.3.8-9 -Acc. Card, n.d.


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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