vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery slightly ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially black in section, the interior is lightly spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and faint traces of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 57 millimetres (max)
- Width: 42 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65249
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