vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, large section of the upper-body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and contains many small white inclusions, the interior is covered with a grey-brown dried resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and faint traces of two lines of red-painted Coptic text, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 40
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 121 millimetres (max)
- Width: 167 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of two lines of red-painted Coptic text, 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: YCA64984
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