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Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially black in section, the interior is spotted with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with self-slip and bears faint traces of at least four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 31.1 millimetres (max)
- Width: 32 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of at least four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
To be published by J. Cromwell
fair (text smudged and 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: YCA60821
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