storage-vessel / ostracon
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Ostracon (?), large section of the upper-body and neck of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially grey-black in section, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 40
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 96 millimetres (max)
- Width: 105 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
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: YCA65998
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