ostracon / amphora
Ostracon (?), fragment of the shoulder and neck section, with one handle surviving, of a red-brown pottery amphora with ribbed body, the interior is partly covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of one red-painted Coptic character, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 17
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 131 millimetres (max)
- Width: 108 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one red-painted Coptic character, 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: YCA65010
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