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Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the interior is thickly covered with a dark-brown resinous substance, the exterior is covered with a brown slip and 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: 93 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFour lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by J. Cromwell [unpublished]: "Thoth 23. Thallou. Wine: 98 small measures. Joseph, camel-driver."
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 295 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA61157
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