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vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and purple-black in section, the interior is slightly grooved and covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a brown slip and faint traces of at least thirteen lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 130 millimetres (max)
- Width: 122 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of at least thirteen lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
To be published by J. Cromwell
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65826
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