ostracon / jar
Ostracon, large fragment of the shoulder section of a brown pottery ribbed vessel, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior, with base of one handle surviving, is covered with a self-slip and faint traces of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 100
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 91 millimetres (max)
- Width: 156 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of one line 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: YCA64425
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