Body sherd of a pottery vessel



Accession Number
AR50/3254
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: 66mm | Width: 72mm | Thickness: 6mm
Number of Elements
1
Cultures
Nubian | Egyptian

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Description

Body sherd from the base of a Pan-Grave cooking pot. The exterior surface is uncoated, unburnished, and decorated with a spider web motif. The interior surface is black, compact, but not burnished. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Cemetery 1990 in 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.773 (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 1990 in 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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