ostracon / jar
Ostracon, large section of the upper-body of a pale-red pottery jar, the fabric is greyish in section, the exterior, the lower section of which is ribbed and elaborated with cord-marked decoration at the shoulder, is covered with a light-brown slip and remains of two lines of incised Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 51
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 136 millimetres (max)
- Width: 172 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of two lines of incised Coptic text.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64354
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