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Figured ostracon

Ostracon of fine-grained, white limestone; irregular fractured edges; figures drawn in black with traces of red (likely artist's guidelines) show a king facing facing right with part of a second figure of a solar deity facing left, largely missing but identifiable by sun-disc headdress with...

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Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

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

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

11.1530

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca