ostracon / bowl
Ostracon, large section (two fragments joined) of the body of a pale-red pottery bowl with circular foot, flaring base, straight sides and everted ledge-rim, the fabric is pink in section, the body is covered with a red-brown slip and the rim is painted black, the exterior is elaborated with one line of incised Coptic text.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 73 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationIncised line of Coptic text.
To be published by J. Cromwell & J. Faiers
fair (two fragments joined)
28 April 1987
Reason for treatment
Clean and stick.
Gentle clean using cotton wool swabs in solution of 75% acetone and 25% tap water plus drops of Synperonic N. Stuck using HMG, cellulose nitrate adhesive.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- 126 (smaller fragment) 135 (larger fragm
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Object reference number: YCA63835
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