ostracon / jar
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey-black in section, the interior is thickly encrusted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior, ribbed with three parallel lines of cord-marked decoration, is covered with self-slip and remains of red-painted Greek characters.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 77 millimetres (max)
- Width: 104 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of red-painted Greek 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: YCA64177
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