Item NMC/1633V - Pottery fragment

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Pottery fragment


  • 13th century to 16th century (Creation)

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Slightly curved fragment with blue glaze and dark green hand-painted design and bands on recto. Blue glaze with dark green hand-painted Arabic writing and a green band on verso.

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May have been collected and given to the school by William Matthew Flinders Petrie in the early 20th century.

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Dimensions: 3 x 57 x 66 mm

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Could be related to pottery fragments in Lending Museum Scheme, Inventory of Material, January 1914 (GSAA/ISE/4/1, folder 1 of 3). Could be related to objects mentioned in Minute Book no. 10, June 1914-July 1916, “Collection from British School of Archaeology in Egypt £4.0.0” purchased for the School through the Carnegie Fund, (GSAA/GOV/2/10, page 10). Could be related to pottery mentioned in letter from William M. Petrie, stating he sent a group of objects to the school including "a selection of the most interesting pottery", 25 August 1914, from Secretary and Treasurer In Letters, (GSAA/SEC/1, 1914 P).

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