vessel / ostracon
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Ostracon, fragment of the rim-section of a red pottery vessel, both the exterior and the interior are covered with a red-brown slip, the exterior is elaborated with white-painted dots and the rim with black-painted dots on an off-white band, faint traces of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink survive on the exterior.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 39 millimetres (max)
- Width: 105 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of three 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: YCA65569
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