ostracon / jar
Ostracon, fragment of the upper-body of a buff-coloured pottery grooved vessel, the fabric is partially pale-red in section, the exterior is covered with a cream-coloured slip and remains of red-painted Coptic characters.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 115 millimetres (max)
- Width: 148 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of red-painted Coptic characters.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64211
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