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Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and partially purple/black in section, the interior is slightly grooved and bears the remains of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink, 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: 47 millimetres (max)
- Width: 59 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink, worn in parts.
Inscription TransliterationRemains of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink, worn in parts.
fair (text faded)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA61062
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