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Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown ribbed pottery vessel, interior covered with a yellow-brown resinous deposit, exterior covered with a self-slip and remains of six lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a receipt.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 79 millimetres (max)
- Width: 59 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of six lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Not on display
fair (text worn)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 381 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA61105
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