vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the upper-body of a brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partly greyish in section, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and faint traces of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 17?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 91 millimetres (max)
- Width: 154 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of at least two 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: YCA64972
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