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Egyptian Ostrakon with Hieratic Inscription


1 5/16 x 1 x 3/16 in. (3.3 x 2.5 x 0.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.329
Geography: Africa, Egypt
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Egyptian

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  • body sherd
  • Egyptian - Refers to the styles and culture that developed in antiquity in the Nile Valley in the area of modern-day Egypt and southwards. For the cultures and styles of the modern nation of Egypt, use "Egypt (modern)."
  • hieratic - A script of ancient Egypt consisting of abridged forms of hieroglyphics, used by the priests in their records.
  • inscriptions - Words, texts, lettering, or symbols marked on a work, including texts, legends, documentation notes, or commemoration. For standardized symbols or notations on objects that convey official information, use "marks (symbols)."
  • ostraka - Fragments of pottery or stone containing inscriptions.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Egyptology at Bryn Mawr: A Legacy Bryn Mawr College , Apr 11, 2019 – Sep 29, 2021

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