vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a drab-coloured pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse, partially red in section and contains many small white inclusions, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and light-brown painted band and remains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 49 millimetres (max)
- Width: 93 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four lines of 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: YCA65038
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