vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery slightly ribbed vessel, very worn, the fabric is partially grey-black in section, the surviving areas of the interior are covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, only one part of the exterior survives and is covered with a self-slip and remains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 51 millimetres (max)
- Width: 96 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four lines of black-painted 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: YCA65572
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