vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, large fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and purple and black in section, the interior is slightly ribbed and covered with a grey-black resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a light-brown slip and remains of thirteen lines of closely-written Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 11?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 99 millimetres (max)
- Width: 116 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of thirteen lines of closely written 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: YCA65360
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