vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), fragment of the upper-body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel with base of one handle surviving, the fabric is partially grey-black in section, the interior is lightly spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and faint traces of one line of red-painted Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 3
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 112 millimetres (max)
- Width: 147 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line 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: YCA65827
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