ostracon / jar
Ostracon, large fragment of the shoulder of a brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the grooved exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains of one line of red-painted Coptic text, writ large.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 90
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 90 millimetres (max)
- Width: 159 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of red-painted Coptic text, writ large.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64419
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