vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, large fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is thickly encrusted with a grey-brown granular deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and very faint traces of a number of lines of black-painted text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 141 millimetres (max)
- Width: 109 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationVery faint traces of a number of lines of black-painted text.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: YCA64624
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.