vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and grey-black in section, the interior is smeared with a brown granular deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and white-painted horizontal band with faint traces of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink, now very smudged.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 72 millimetres (max)
- Width: 99 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink, now very smudged.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65353
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