vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a buff-coloured pottery grooved vessel, the fabric is greyish in section, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with pale red-brown slip and remains of several lines of red-painted Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 52 millimetres (max)
- Width: 64 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of several lines 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: YCA65977
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