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14.9.63 Dark reddish band then three rows of dots set between lines with a lighter red band immediately after and then 1 thin red line which is touched by the tip of a red triangle, all on mid buff background. Underside is reserved. 2006.20.0329.jpg
2007.10.2.237 A group of figures. The centre of the cast is a male figure who appears to be dressed in armour (helmet, shield, and cuirass). He appears to be standing on the deck of a ship. The figure is presenting or showing the head of a bull to a second figure (female) who appears to standing on the quay of a harbour. On the far right of the cast (behind the central male figure) is a second soldier. The scene possibly portrays an encounter between Theseus and Ariadne after the killing of the Minotaur.
2007.10.2.245 A bearded, muscular, and semi-naked seated figure. His clothing is possibly an animal skin (paws seem to be apparent). He appears to be resting as his right arm rests on his knee and his right hand supports his bowed head. He is also holding an unidentified object in his right hand which also rests against his leg. His other hand appears to be holding a further (unidentified) object which rests across his lap. A club rests against his left thigh in the foreground of the scene. There is either a bull or cow depicted by the figure's right leg at the bottom-left of the scene. The figure shown is almost certainly Herakles, possibly resting after one his labours (herding the cattle of Geryon?).
2007.9.3.44 Depicts story of Gaius Mucius Scaevola, a general who burns his right hand as punishment after killing the wrong man.
2009.9.222 A naked man lying on the ground, a chariot pulled by two horses is fleeing the scene. Probably Phaeton after his fall from the chariot. Cast number: 57
26.12.24A-B Lid: The knob of the handle is flat and circular, the top of which is black, with a small reserved well in the centre. The rim and a band below it is reserved, but the rest of the stem and a thick band surrounding it is black. A reserved zone on the upper surface depicts six palmettes, with an ivy flower after each three. The outer rim of the lid is also black, as is the inside. Lekanis: The resting surface for the lid is black. The two horizontal handles are decorated around the edge with vertical bars. On either side of each handle is a small protrusion, with a black line on each side. The walls, in the handle zone, are decorated with vertical wavy lines. The lower part of the body is black, as is in the interior. The base of the ring foot is reserved. 2003.19.0001.jpg
26.7.2 The interior of the vessel is streaky black (uneven) except for the tondo (reddish brown), that depicts a (shadow of a) man, in a short chiton, facing right and advancing. He is holding a (thorny) club with his right hand and his himation with the left one (using it as a shield?), while his sword is visible at his right side. Exterior: The lip bears a thin, black line. The surface of the body is reserved (up to the point where the scene ends) but bears decoration in black. The scene is repeated on both sides; the myth of Heracles and the Bull. Herakles has captured the Bull from the head. Hanging in the background (above them) there are Herakles' club, cloak and quiver. The scene is flanked (left and right) by fan-shaped palmettes (voluted at the bottom with long, narrow divisions). The lower part of the handles' external surface is black and under either of them there is an ivy leaf (heart-shaped). Below the scene, there is a streaky black line and, after a reserved, thin band, the vessel is (streaky) black up to the end of the foot, whose side surface is reserved, though. The base is reserved but bears a red thin band at the center of the resting surface. No incisions or added colour have been used. 2003.09.0004.jpg
27.10.1 Reddish-brown on pale buff ground. On shoulder, five groups of concentric arcs, three based on outer circumference, one sideways, one base towards neck. Eight black narrow band are nestled between two broad black bands. The pattern repeats itself on the body and base three times, with a variation after the first group where there are three reddish-brown narrow bands in the buff area. The base is buff, with an overlap of a broad black band. 2004.95.0051.jpg
56.8.5 Black pointed knob with moulded purple ridge at base, in centre of lid. Three black bands, tongues alternating black and purple, three bands, broad black band with superimposed purple line on each edge, three black lines and then a ridge. The rim is lower after ridge and has a chain of interlaced black lotus buds with dots between each one. Underside is reserved with a rim for top to sit in lid. Centre is concave with a hole in the middle below knob handle. 2003.92.0217.jpg
E.23.2 Funerary stele with vulture wings surrounding the solar disk, common during the time period. Below the wings is the text of the stele, surviving intact. Two men are depicted adoring the god Re-Horakhty, whose presence is indicated not only by the uraeus and sun disk but also his name inscribed in the text. It has been suggested that the dress of the figures indicates that they are Nubians; this is confirmed by the oddity of their personal names. The sky is depicted above the winged disk, each end being supported by the symbol of the west (on the left, only the top of the feather survives) and the east (on the right, more or less complete). A signature, possibly belonging to Flinders Petrie has been found above the head of the right hand figure. There is only one viable interpretation possible, when one combines the depictions with the details found within the text. The stele depicts the man Serep and his son Tkr-Irt-Hrw, not as has been assumed Serep with his Ka. A personal Ka has no need of the title m33 khrw, which is a title of the deceased, thus two deceased are depicted. There is no question that Serep is a man as he is depicted in male dress and has the male symbol after his name. There is enough evidence to show that the stele was once painted. Red pigment on the sun disk of the god is the most apparent, though a similar (if not the same) is found in several of the hieroglyphics and on the deceased as well as faint traces on the column to the right. A yellow stain remains in the first two columns, which could be remains of the paint used to fill in the columns. The combination of colours matches well with the red pigment found in the glyphs. 2007.99.0044.jpg
E.79.2 Such an offering plate was placed in a tomb to provide food for the deceased after death. The plate is oval in shape made with clay and a red slip. Offered here are two loaves of bread, a trussed bull and a leg of beef. The cross channel on the plate allowed the water that was ritually placed in the bowl to drain away down the hole. The water was placed there to moisten the food and provide a kind of magical soup for the deceased. 2002.98.0207.jpg
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