ostracon / jar
Ostracon, fragment of the shoulder of a red-brown pottery jar, the fabric is grey-black in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior, with base of one handle surviving, is covered with a red-brown slip and faint traces of one line of red-painted Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 37
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 50 millimetres (max)
- Width: 83 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of red-painted Coptic 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: YCA63928
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