vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a light-brown pottery grooved vessel, the fabric is partly reddish in section, the interior bears faint traces of at least two lines of Coptic text written in black ink, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and is elaborated with three parallel lines of cord-marked decoration.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 24
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 76 millimetres (max)
- Width: 85 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of at least two lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
To be published by J. Cromwell
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65430
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