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 very faint traces of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a receipt.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 92 millimetres (max)
- Width: 76 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by J. Cromwell [unpublished]: "Paope 7. Tisumoulot. Wine: 10 large measures. Johannes, camel-driver."
Not on display
poor (text almost totally erased)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 239 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
- SB XVIII 13428 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA61169
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