vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), fragment of the upper-body of a buff-coloured pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse, the exterior, the lower section of which is ribbed, is covered with a self-slip and remains of one line of red-painted cursive text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 126 millimetres (max)
- Width: 112 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of red-painted cursive text.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65814
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