vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the upper-body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is greyish in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior, which is now very worn, is covered with a self-slip and remains of two lines of incised Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 98 millimetres (max)
- Width: 116 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of two lines of incised Coptic text.
10 March 2006
Reason for treatment
stabilise as necessary
Objects fragile/ flaky/ crumbling, some with detached fragments.
Consolidated object as necessary using a variety of concentrations of Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone), applied by pipette or micropipette. Reattached detached fragments using HMG Paraloid B72 (methyl ethyl methacrlylate) if necessary. Filled gaps with paste made from PB72, glassmicrospheres and acetone if necessary.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64611
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