About this object

Pottery sherd (ostracon) with traces of hieratic text in black ink on both sides.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Royal Institution, Liverpool, 1942
  • Collector
    Liverpool Royal Institution
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1894 before
  • Measurements
    203 mm x 180 mm
  • Related people
    Liverpool Royal Institution ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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