vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), large section of the upper-body of a light-brown pottery ribbed vessel (perhaps from the same vessel as 70811) with base of one handle surviving, the interior is covered with a yellow-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains of one line of red-painted Coptic text, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 37
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 151 millimetres (max)
- Width: 152 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of red-painted Coptic text, writ large.
From same pot as 1987,0227.948
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: YCA65825
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