vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), fragment of the upper-body of a brown pottery slightly ribbed vessel, the fabric is grey in section, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of two Coptic characters written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 39?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 28 millimetres (max)
- Width: 53 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of two black-painted Coptic characters.
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: YCA65868
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