vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior, which has flaked away in parts, is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior, which is also worn, is covered with a self-slip and faint traces of a Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 37 millimetres (max)
- Width: 33 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of a 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: YCA65104
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