vessel / ostracon
Ostracon, fragment of the shoulder of a pale red-brown pottery vessel, with cylindrical and ribbed sides, drawn in towards mouth, the fabric is grey in section, the interior is partly covered with a resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Excavated/Findspot: Wadi Sarga, 43
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 103 millimetres (max)
- Width: 122 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of one line of Coptic text written in black ink.
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA63815
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