vessel / ostracon
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Ostracon (?), large section of the upper-body of a light-brown pottery ribbed vessel (perhaps the same vessel as 70810) with base of one handle surviving, the fabric is grey in section, the interior is covered with a yellow-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip, remains of four lines of red-painted Coptic text and a further line of red-painted cursive text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 37
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 155 millimetres (max)
- Width: 189 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four line of red-painted Coptic text and another line of red-painted cursive text.
From same pot as 1987,0227.947
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: YCA65824
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