vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a pale-red pottery vessel, both the interior and exterior are covered with a red-brown burnished slip, with remains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink on the interior and a further six lines on the exterior.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 90
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 43 millimetres (max)
- Width: 66 millimetres (max)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription TransliterationRemains of ten lines of Coptic text written in black ink (4 on the interior and 6 on the exterior).
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65273
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