vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, small fragment of the body of a pink pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively fine, both the interior and exterior are covered with a burnished cream-coloured slip, with remains of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink on each side.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 70
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 33 millimetres (max)
- Width: 33 millimetres (max)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink (2 on each side).
To be published by J. Cromwell
Not on display
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65069
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