vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the shoulder section of a brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior, which is elaborated with multiple bands of grooves, is covered with a self-slip and remains of red-painted Greek characters.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 19?
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 77 millimetres (max)
- Width: 102 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of red-painted Greek 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: YCA63888
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