Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is grey in section, the interior is thickly-caked with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a light-brown slip and only the slightest traces of a black-painted inscription.
- Excavated/Findspot: Abydos
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Abydos)
- Height: 5.4 centimetres (max)
- Width: 7.4 centimetres (max)
Inscription CommentVery faint traces of a black-painted inscription.
poor (worn and faded)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA61303
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