Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and very faint traces of five lines of black-painted demotic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Bucheum, AR:30-31/32 Baq R
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Armant,Bucheum (Hermonthis))
- Height: 3.6 centimetres (max)
- Width: 5.1 centimetres (max)
Inscription CommentFaint traces of five lines of black-painted demotic text. According to Mond the text is illegible (see R. Mond, O.H. Myers, The Bucheum II (London 1934), p. 71).
Excavated 1927-1931 by Robert Ludwig Mond on behalf of the Egypt Exploration Society.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Buch. 32 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA62316
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