Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the interior is ribbed and spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a brown slip. The very faint traces of several lines of black-painted demotic text give an account of spelt.
- Excavated/Findspot: Bucheum, AR:30-31/31 X +23
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Armant,Bucheum (Hermonthis))
- Height: 6.3 centimetres (max)
- Width: 5 centimetres (max)
Inscription CommentVery faint traces of several lines of black-painted demotic text give an account of spelt. The Register records the presence of nine lines of text. In line two a name is still legible.
Excavated 1927-1931 by Robert Ludwig Mond on behalf of the Egypt Exploration Society.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Buch. 31 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: YCA63377
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.