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
Reason for treatment
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
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: YCA4887
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.