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Clay ostracon

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Clay ostracon


written document


ostracon, figured


fragment of jar, with decoration in black paint of an unkempt man carrying bags on a stick, possibly a yoke.

Field Collection



diameter 9.8 cm
height 13.9 cm


New Kingdom


circa 1550 B.C. — 1069 B.C.


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


  1. (1995)
    [comments: no.36, p.80]
  2. Brunner-Traut, E.
    Egyptian artists' sketches; figured Oskraka from the Gayer-Anderson Collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
    [comments: no. 15, p.42, pl.XII]
  3. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1981) Umm El-Ga`ab : pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab conquest (1981)
    [comments: no. 158]



Accession Number

E.GA.106.1949 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 60814; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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