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ostracon / amphora

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Ostracon (?), fragment of the shoulder and neck section, with one handle surviving, of a red-brown pottery amphora, the fabric is relatively coarse and partially grey-black in section, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 109 millimetres (max)
    • Width: 76 millimetres (max)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Remains of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
  • Bibliography

    • Trimestigos 394480 ( bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 521


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