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vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the upper-body of a brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey black in section, the interior, which has flaked away in parts, is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and faint traces of one line of red-painted Coptic text, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 49 millimetres (max)
- Width: 79 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of one line of red-painted Coptic text, writ large.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65067
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