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Clay ostracon: E.GA.4289.1943

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Current Location: Gallery 19

Titles

Clay ostracon

Description

Jar fragment, with two sketches of a lion(-ess) on recto, a head and accounts verso; the drawings on the recto are in black ink of lion head, in red ink of roaring lion head (in black the lion's mouth is closed and in the red painted overlay it roars).

Measurements and weight

Length: 10.4 cm
Width: 13 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Dating

New Kingdom
Circa -1550 - Circa -1069

Materials used in production

clay Ceramic

Techniques used in production

Painted

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4289.1943
Primary reference Number: 58747
Oldadmincategory: P
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 January 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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