vessel / ostracon
Ostracon (?), fragment of the body of a dark-red pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and grey-black in section, the interior is ribbed and spotted with a light-brown granular deposit, the exterior is painted light-orange with remains of a black horizontal band and one line of Coptic text written in black ink, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 48 millimetres (max)
- Width: 57 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink, writ large.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65499
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