Redware pottery object in form of dish with central round hole; repaired from fragments (one lost). The red siltware fabric has inclusions of sand and grit, especially small quartz grains, and the core is a blue-grey colour. The surfaces were covered by a bright red slip, much of which still remains in place. The central hole was made pre-firing from the exterior of the base; creating it caused a slight ridge of clay to form around its perimeter on the interior.
- Excavated/Findspot: Tell Dafana, Findspot 52 W (west?), south-eastern quarter of the Saite enclosure (so-called "Camp"), area of ironsmith's workshops.
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Tell Dafana)
- Height: 2.7 centimetres
- Diameter: 15.3 centimetres
The Findspot number 52 W has been scratched into the base of both major pieces.
incomplete - repaired
Excavated May 1886.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA68033
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