Objects originating from the site of Deir el-Medina, Egypt, now housed in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Gayer-Anderson donated part of the collection of Egyptian antiquities to Fitzwilliam Museum in
Cambridge. The artefacts arrived between 1943 and 1949.
Altogether the Fitzwilliam Museum obtained 46 pieces of ostraka. 15 of these have sketches on both verso and recto, so the number of representations is 61. Majority - 54 - are images of figures, only 4 carry text.