vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and grey-black in section, the interior bears traces of five lines of Coptic text written in black ink, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains of two parallel lines of cord-marked decoration.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 59 millimetres (max)
- Width: 67 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of five lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
To be published by J. Cromwell
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64556
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