vessel / ostracon
- Previous 0/2731
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.
Not on display
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: YCA65816
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.