ostracon / bowl
Ostracon (?), section of the rim and body of a red pottery bowl with sharply convex sides and everted rim, the fabric is pink and grey in section, the outer surface is covered with a red-brown slip, the interior is covered in parts with a granular white deposit, the inside of the rim is painted white with three dark circles, there are remains of three incised Coptic letters on the exterior.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 60 millimetres (max)
- Width: 133 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of three incised Coptic letters.
To be published by J. Cromwell & J. Faiers
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64449
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