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vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), fragment of the shoulder and upper-body of a brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is greyish in section, the interior is covered with brown a resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a brown slip and remains of red-painted Coptic letters, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 82 millimetres (max)
- Width: 165 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of red-painted Coptic letters.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65786
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