ostracon / dish
Ostracon, rim fragment of a red-brown pottery shallow dish, the fabric is relatively coarse and red in section, the outer surface is covered with a light-brown slip and the edge of the rim is painted black, remains of at least three lines of Coptic text written in black ink survive on the exterior.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 50 millimetres (max)
- Width: 84 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of at least three 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: YCA64634
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