Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of at least four lines of Coptic text written in black ink, and one line of cord-marked decoration.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga (by inference)
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 58 millimetres (max)
- Width: 62.5 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of at least four lines of Coptic text written in black ink, faded and worn in parts.
Not on display
fair (text worn)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA61191
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