ostracon / bowl
Ostracon (?), fragment of the body of an orange-red pottery bowl with convex sides and everted ledge-rim, the fabric is both pink and grey in section, the interior is painted red-brown, the inside of the rim is decorated with four black-painted dots on an off-white ground, partially obscured by a brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered in a red-brown slip and very faint traces of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 90
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 58 millimetres (max)
- Width: 101 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationVery faint traces of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
To be published by J. Cromwell
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65712
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