Pottery jar with a blunt pointed base and convex sides, which converge slightly to a small, rounded shoulder, above which is slightly flared neck finished with an everted rim. One side of the body is indented and decorated with applied and incised features in the form of the god Bes. The headdress of the representation forms one side of the neck of the vessel, decorated with a buff-coloured slip..
- Excavated/Findspot: Tell Dafana, "Qasr", east annex (C), chamber 9
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Tell Dafana)
- Height: 20.2 centimetres
- Diameter: 11.2 centimetres (maximum)
The Findspot number 9 is scratched on the object.
28 October 1981
Dismantle, clean, repair and restore.
Previously repaired with shellac.
Dismantled by placing in dessicator with IMS. Cleaned with a brush. Repaired with HMG cellulose nitrate. Filled with plaster then sealed with shellac/IMS. Painted with Cryla acrylic colours.
Excavated May 1886.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
Pottery jar with a shallow pointed base, the sides narrowing to the small rounded shoulder, a slightly flared neck and an everted rim, one side of the body is indented and decorated with applied and incised features in the form of Bes, the headdress forms one side of the neck, decorated with a buff-coloured slip.
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Object reference number: YCA37848
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