Redware pottery jar with a short foot, sides widening to the pronounced shoulder, a concave neck with a single handle(missing) and an everted rim(chipped), the neck is inscribed with incised Greek characters.
- Excavated/Findspot: San el-Hagar, South-West Valley Well
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,San el-Hagar)
- Height: 18.8 centimetres
- Diameter: 14 centimetres (maximum)
See Favard-Meeks, in Brissaud and Zivie-Coche Tanis 1987-1997 (1998) p.157, pl.XVII [m].
incomplete - handle missing, neck chipped
24 July 1986
Patches of encrustation in places all over body. Rim badly worn and chipped. Handle broken off.
The pot was immersed in tap water and soaked. The water was tested and changed daily until readings from the wash water resembled those of tap water. (Tap water 64.2x10-5). This took seven days.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA38992
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