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Figured ostracon

Limestone ostracon with inked scene showing a king wearing the blue crown offering to a deity who wears a plumed headdress (likely Amun); traces of red guidelines.

Provenance

Said to be from Gurna. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £4. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

03.1559

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca