Kostamneh: 'Pottery Types'

Scope and Content

Image of 8 vases of thin pottery discovered at Kostamneh. Mostly with red burnished surface and some with blackened edges. The pot second from left is from site 67d. The pot second from the right is labelled with the site reference '165 K06'. 'K06/423' is written on the negative in pencil. Handwritten note with negative states 'Nubia album 'Nubia Negadah, Hissayet' K'06/423 L.2.10 photo 27'. Album print marked 'K'06 423' and L.2.10'. List in album states 'K'06 423 pottery types'.

Separated Material

The pot from site 67d (second from left) is now held by the Liverpool World Museum (49.47.690).

Conditions Governing Use

Garstang's copyright expires in 2026 (70 years after his death). The copyright of the digital images lie with the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

A print of the negative can be found in JG/K/1/2, photo 27. A print of the image can be found in Garstang’s March 1906 excavation report from Esna, (JG/4/1), labelled ‘Vases of thin pottery & good finish. Mostly red surface burnished with [inside] & sometimes the rims blackened in the baking’.

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