ostracon / jar
Ostracon, large section of the upper-body of a brown pottery jar with ribbed body, cylindrical neck and one handle surviving, the fabric is grey in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains of large red-painted Coptic characters.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 158 millimetres (max)
- Width: 172 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of large red-painted Coptic 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: YCA63893
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