vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, large section of the shoulder of a light-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is grey in section, the exterior is covered with a buff-coloured slip and very faint traces of red-painted Coptic characters with a number of lines of cord-marked decoration beneath.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 83 millimetres (max)
- Width: 167 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of a number of 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: YCA63824
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