vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a buff-coloured pottery vessel, the fabric is partially light-brown in section, the interior is grooved and spotted with a grey-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is uneven, covered with a self-slip and faint traces of at least two lines of black-painted text, perhaps Arabic.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 77 millimetres (max)
- Width: 86 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of at least two lines of black-painted text, perhaps Arabic.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65340
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