Body sherd of a pottery vessel



Accession Number
AR50/2952
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Temporary exhibition space
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel
Period
Second Intermediate Period
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Measurements
Height: 20mm | Width: 34mm | Thickness: 9mm
Number of Elements
1
Cultures
Egyptian | Nubian

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Description

Small body sherd from an incised pot, possibly a cooking vessel. The exterior is uncoated, oxidised, and incised with cross-hatching. The interior is black and compacted. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Armant during the 1935–36 season. The item was found in 1997 in a box with eight sherds labelled 'Armant 2 Pangrave sherd (Nubian Intrusion) 50/2945-50/2953'.

Bibliography

Souza, Aaron M. de 2019. New horizons: the Pan-Grave ceramic tradition in context. Middle Kingdom Studies 9. London: Golden House.

Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Armant during the 1935–36 season.

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)

Denomination

Denarius

Die Axis

12 o'clock

Mint

Rome

Obverse Legend

L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX

Obverse Type

laureate head of Lucius Verus, right

Reverse Legend

TR P VIII IMP V COS III

Reverse Type

Aequitas, draped, seated left on low seat, holding scales in right hand and cornucopia in left hand

Last modified: 15 Sep 2022

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