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storage-vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), section of the upper-body and neck of a red-brown pottery ribbed storage-vessel with one handle surviving, the exterior surface has been worn away in many parts, some areas are covered with a brown slip and remains of one line of red-painted Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 99 millimetres (max)
- Width: 111 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of red-painted Coptic text.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA66002
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