vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, large section of the body of a brown pottery grooved vessel, the fabric is greyish in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and very faint traces of at least six lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 144 millimetres (max)
- Width: 135 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationVery faint traces of at least six lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65434
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