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ostracon / bowl
Ostracon, fragment from the rim-section of a pale-red pottery bowl with convex sides and rounded lip, the outer surfaces are covered with a buff-coloured slip, the lower section of the exterior is grooved and faint traces of three lines of red-painted Coptic text survive.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 70
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 81 millimetres (max)
- Width: 105 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of three lines of red-painted Coptic text.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA65040
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