Pottery ostracon: on one side (convex) only, four incomplete and partly faded lines of a maxim concerning the might of Amun.
- Excavated/Findspot: Thebes
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Thebes (Upper Egypt - archaic))
- Height: 9.8 centimetres
- Width: 11 centimetres
Inscription Positionone side
Inscription CommentPainted. Four incomplete and partly faded lines of text.
fair (incomplete and text partly faded)
24 June 2001
Examine surface. Remove salts and relay fragments, consolidate and desalinate if necessary.
Consolidated small flakes using 5% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone applied with a micropipette. Consolidated lifting area with very thin sheet of Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) inserted into gap. Acetone applied to soften resin and slight pressure applied to obtain adhesion.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA4887
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