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Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the interior is spotted with traces of 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.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 41 millimetres (max)
- Width: 75 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink, worn in parts.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by J. Cromwell [unpublished]: "Paope 12. Helehele. Wine: 88 small measures (and) 2 'askalone'. Johannes, camel-driver."
fair (text worn)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 237 (?)
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Object reference number: YCA61170
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