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vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), large fragment of the upper-body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel with base of one handle surviving above ridge of 'pie-crust' decoration, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, ?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 132 millimetres (max)
- Width: 189 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65821
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