storage-vessel / ostracon
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Ostracon (?), section of the upper-body and neck of a buff-coloured pottery storage-vessel, the interior is partially encrusted with a brown granular deposit, the exterior is covered with a cream-coloured slip and faint traces of a red-painted Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 79 millimetres (max)
- Width: 122 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of a red-painted Coptic text.
Not on display
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA66000
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