Figured Ostracon (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Figured Ostracon (Forgery)


Currently not on display


Rough flake of limestone carved with a crude sketch. Once assumed to be a "rare" artist's sketch showing Amon, a sphinx and a vulture. However, it is most likely a modern forgery. Modern forgery purchased about 1863. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, worn, surface dirtncomplete, worn, surface dirt.