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vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the upper-body of a red-brown pottery slightly grooved vessel, the fabric is grey-black in section, both the interior and exterior are covered with a cream-coloured slip, remains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink on the exterior.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 43
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 66 millimetres (max)
- Width: 64 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65987
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