vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a pale-red pottery vessel, the fabric is partially light-brown in section, the interior is slightly grooved and bears traces of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink, the exterior is covered with a cream-coloured slip and remains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 70
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 28 millimetres (max)
- Width: 32 millimetres (max)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink (3 on the interior and one on the exterior).
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65580
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