Figured ostracon

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.8 x 9 cm (4 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1559

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca

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