Limestone ostracon: on one side only, seven lines of an incomplete text containing a prayer for help addressed to Amun.
- Found/Acquired: Thebes
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Thebes (Upper Egypt - archaic))
- Height: 24 centimetres
- Width: 25.5 centimetres
Inscription Positionone side
Inscription CommentPainted. Seven lines horizontal text.
Attached to 1912,0210.72
For this genre of texts see e.g. R.A. Caminos, 'Late-Egyptian Miscellanies' (Oxford 1954), pp. 58 and 170; G. Posener, 'Beiträge Bauforschung' 12 (Festschrift Ricke), pp. 59ff.
complete(?); fair(text faded)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA22247
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