miércoles, 2 de noviembre de 2016

ostracon


Ostracon, irregularly shaped. Sketches on both sides, one in black, the other in red. On one side, there are two male heads on the left hand side of the piece, with two hieroglyphs in the top left hand corner. In the middle is an ear with a pierced earlobe. To the right is a falcon head with a hieroglyph underneath it. On the reverse of the piece, outlined in black and red, is a jackal, lying down. The head is no longer visible. Limestone.
Inventory numberMM 14139ObjectArtist's sketch; OstraconObject, SwedishOstrakon; Konstnärs-skissCountry - OriginEgypt : AfricaCountry, Swedish - OriginEgyptenProvenance - OriginDeir el MedinehMaterialStoneMaterial, SwedishStenAcquisitionGift from R.G. Gayer-Anderson 1935Acquisition, SwedishFrån R. G. Gayer-Andersons samling.DescriptionOstracon, irregularly shaped. Sketches on both sides, one in black, the other in red. On one side, there are two male heads on the left hand side of the piece, with two hieroglyphs in the top left hand corner. In the middle is an ear with a pierced earlobe. To the right is a falcon head with a hieroglyph underneath it. On the reverse of the piece, outlined in black and red, is a jackal, lying down. The head is no longer visible. Limestone.ConditionFragmentaryPeriod19-20th Dynasty (1315-1081 BC), New Kingdom
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