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Limestone ostracon.

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Limestone ostracon.


written document


ostracon, figured


Showing a jackal wearing a robe and carrying a sceptre. Below is a captive calf. This illustration has previously been described as a fox, in a chariot, drawn by a goat.

Field Collection



length 12 cm
width 10 cm


New Kingdom


circa 1550 B.C. — 1069 B.C.


bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. Brunner-Traut, E.
    Agyptische Tiermarchen [page: 21]
    Source title: Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache (und Altertumskunde) (1955)
    [comments: ]
  2. Brunner-Traut, E.
    Egyptian artists' sketches; figured Oskraka from the Gayer-Anderson Collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
    [comments: no.26 p.54 pl.XXII]



Accession Number

E.GA.4291.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58749; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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