Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the fabric is partially black in section, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is covered with a red-brown slip and remains of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a receipt.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 42 millimetres (max)
- Width: 65 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of three lines of Coptic text written in black ink, faded and worn in parts.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by J. Cromwell [unpublished]: "Paope 15. Tsan[hor]. Wine: […]"
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 334 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
- SB XVIII 13520 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA60753
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