vessel / ostracon
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Ostracon (?), large section of the upper-body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel with cylindrical body and tapering neck, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is covered with a glossy 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, 13?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 121 millimetres (max)
- Width: 195 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of one line of red-painted Coptic (?) text.
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: YCA65819
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