ostracon / bowl
Ostracon, fragment of the rim and wall of a red-orange pottery bowl, the fabric is partially pink in section, the interior is painted red and the edge of the rim grey-black, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of one line of incised Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 65 millimetres (max)
- Width: 75 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of incised Coptic text.
To be published by J. Cromwell & J. Faiers
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64172
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