vessel / ostracon
- Previous 0/2731
Ostracon (?), fragment of the shoulder section of a red pottery vessel with base of one handle surviving, the fabric is relatively coarse and grey-black in section, the exterior is covered with a traces of light-brown wash and remains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 37
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 101 millimetres (max)
- Width: 168 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
Not on display
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: YCA65802
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.