ostracon / jar
Ostracon, worn fragment of the body of a pale red-brown pottery grooved jar, the interior is lightly spotted with a grey-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and very slight traces of a black-painted text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 46 millimetres (max)
- Width: 45 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationVery slight traces of a black-painted text.
20 August 1991
Clean and secure flakes.
The upper surface is flaking and is dirty. Very little pigment visible.
The surface was cleaned with cotton wool swabs moistened with IMS. The edges of the intact areas were consolidated with 10% Paraloid B72 in acetone with a micro pipette.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA63944
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