Ostracon, large fragment of the body of a pale-red pottery thick-walled vessel, the interior is slightly grooved and spotted with a cream-coloured deposit, the exterior is covered with a dark-red slip and remains of nine lines of Coptic text written in black ink, worn and faded, containing an account of wine.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 81 millimetres (max)
- Width: 124 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of nine lines of Coptic text written in black ink, worn and faded in places.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by W.E. Crum: "The list of the wine which we transported from Touhô: 10 'hands' and 6 . . . . . , making 770, save 1."
fair (exterior very worn)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 133 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA60766
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