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Updated: 14 April 2015
vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), fragment of the upper-body and neck of a light-brown pottery vessel, very worn and fragile, the fabric is partially grey in section, much of the interior surface has flaked away, the exterior, also very worn, is slightly ribbed, covered with a self-slip and one red-painted mu character. A box containing disassociated fragments is also stored with this object.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 97 millimetres (max)
- Width: 121 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationOne red-painted mu character.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65816
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