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Ostrakon with Sketches
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Ostrakon with Sketches


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Description The front of this ostracon shows a preparatory drawing for a funerary ritual scene, while the back has sketches of vessels and cult objects.
Conservation

Examined and consolidated in preparation for exhibition.

Consolidated in preparation for exhibition.

Date Description Narrative
ExaminationExamined, consolidated
TreatmentConsolidated
12/23/1998Examinationsurvey
Exhibitions
  • Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2013-2014.
Provenance Anonymous Dealer, Luxor, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Donald N. Wilber, 1930-1935, by purchase [from Antiquities dealer in Luxor, Egypt]; Margaret S. Wilber [wife of Donald N. Wilber], 1997, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1998, by gift.
Credit Gift of Margaret S. Wilber, 1998

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Creator
Period
ca. 1550-1186 BCE (New Kingdom, 18th–19th dynasty)
Medium
paint on limestone
(Stone)
Accession Number
41.320
Measurements
H: 4 15/16 x W: 5 1/8 x D: 1 in. (12.6 x 13 x 2.6 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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