ostracon / jar
Ostracon (?), large fragment of the rim-section and body of a red pottery jar with slightly flaring sides and rounded lip, the fabric is relatively coarse and grey-black in section, the exterior is covered with a light-brown slip and two lines of incised Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 191 millimetres (max)
- Width: 199 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of two lines of incised Coptic (?) 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: YCA65788
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