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Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is partially grey in section, the interior is slightly grooved and spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a light-brown slip and remains of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink, now smudged and faded.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 34 millimetres (max)
- Width: 77 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of two lines of Coptic text written in black ink, now smudged and faded.
To be published by J. Cromwell
Not on display
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: YCA61056
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