ostracon / jar
Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-orange pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and grey and pink in section, the interior is covered with a light-brown slip and remains of a red-painted sign, the exterior is also covered with a light-brown slip and faint traces of a red-painted text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 80
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 56 millimetres (max)
- Width: 105 millimetres (max)
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription TransliterationInterior - remains of a red-painted sign. Exterior - faint traces of one line of red-painted 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: YCA64003
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