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Limestone ostracon


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Title/s

Limestone ostracon

Category

written document

Name

ostracon, figured

Description

The foreign goddess Astarte, riding side-saddle on a horse (stallion).

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

length 7.3 cm
width 11.7 cm

Period

New Kingdom

Date

circa 1550 B.C. — 1069 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, R.G. (Major) 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Peck, W.H.
    Drawings From Ancient Egypt
    [comments: p.86 , no.11 and p.203]
  2. Brunner-Traut, E.
    Egyptian artists' sketches; figured Oskraka from the Gayer-Anderson Collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
    [comments: no.5 p.29 pl.V]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.GA.4290.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58748; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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