vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a light-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and reddish in section, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a pale-red slip and remains of six lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 68 millimetres (max)
- Width: 91 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of six 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: YCA65037
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