Rim of a pottery vessel



Accession Number
AR50/3253
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Temporary exhibition space
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel
Period
Second Intermediate Period
Material
Pottery
Provenance
Egypt, Armant, Surface find 1900
Measurements
Height: 52mm | Width: 69mm | Thickness: 7mm
Number of Elements
1
Cultures
Egyptian | Nubian

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Description

Rim sherd from Pan-Grave pot, presumaly from bag-shaped vessel. The exterior surface has a black-topped rim, coated and burnished with horizontal strokes. The Rim band is delineated by incised line, decorated with irregular cross-hatching motif. The interior is black, very evenly burnished. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Cemetery 1900 of Armant during the 1935–36 season.

Bibliography

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

Other Identity
P.772 (written on the object in black ink)
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Cemetery 1900 of Armant during the 1935–36 season.

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 15 Sep 2022

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