vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the upper-body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially grey-black in section, the interior is covered with a glossy dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior (very worn) is covered with a light-brown slip and faint traces of at least one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 109 millimetres (max)
- Width: 134 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of at least 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: YCA65783
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