ostracon / jar
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a buff-coloured pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is thickly encrusted with a yellow-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains of a red-painted cursive text, now partly obscured by a granular deposit.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 37
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 83 millimetres (max)
- Width: 85 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of a red-painted cursive 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: YCA64286
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