vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, large fragment of the body of a drab-coloured pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially black in section, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and very faint traces of a number of lines of Coptic text written in black ink and is partially encrusted with an off-white/grey granular deposit.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 115 millimetres (max)
- Width: 72 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationVery faint traces of a number of 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: YCA64765
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