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Updated: 14 April 2015
vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), fragment of the upper-body of a light-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is elaborated with bands of multiple grooves, covered with a self-slip and faint traces of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 40
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 117 millimetres (max)
- Width: 134 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65789
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