vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, large section of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially grey-black in section, the exterior is covered with a brown slip, which has worn away in many parts, and faint traces of many lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 176 millimetres (max)
- Width: 129 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of many 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: YCA65364
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