vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a pale red-brown pottery slightly ribbed vessel, the fabric is greyish in section, the interior is burnished and bears the remains of eight lines of Coptic text written in black ink, the exterior is very worn although one section of burnished self-slip, bearing faint traces of a black-painted text, does survive.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 57 millimetres (max)
- Width: 82 millimetres (max)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription TransliterationInterior: remains of eight lines of Coptic text written in black ink. Exterior: very slight traces of a black-painted text.
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: YCA65325
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