vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body and neck of a pale red-brown pottery vessel, the body is convex and slightly ribbed and the neck is cylindrical, the exterior is covered with a burnished red-brown slip and incised with one line of Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 76 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of incised Coptic text.
To be published by J. Cromwell & J. Faiers
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65419
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