ostracon / bowl
Ostracon, fragment of the rim-section of a buff-coloured pottery bowl with slightly flaring sides and everted ledge-rim, the fabric is partially light-brown in section, the exterior is covered with a light-brown slip, three lines of Coptic text written in black ink survive on the interior and a further two lines on the exterior.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 70
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 44 millimetres (max)
- Width: 83 millimetres (max)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription TransliterationRemains of five lines of Coptic text written in black ink (three on the interior and two on the exterior).
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: YCA65042
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