vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, small fragment of a red-pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is covered with a grey-coloured wash and remains of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of five lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, ?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 36 millimetres (max)
- Width: 34 millimetres (max)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription TransliterationRemains of eight lines of Coptic text written in black ink (3 on the interior and 5 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: YCA65183
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