vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey-black in section, the interior is lightly covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a brown slip and remains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 43
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 76 millimetres (max)
- Width: 78 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four lines 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: YCA65452
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