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Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially black in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a receipt.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 102 millimetres (max)
- Width: 81 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by J. Cromwell [unpublished]: "[…] 28. Plebiow. [Wine:] 3 large measures (and) 110 small measures. Macarius, camel-driver.
Not on display
fair (text very worn)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 273 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA61172
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