Ostracon, fragment (one of two now joined) of the body of a pottery vessel, the fabric is grey in section, the interior is thickly caked with a black-brown resinous deposit, the exterior is elaborated with a bands of polychrome painted decoration and remains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a possible liturgy.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 90 millimetres (max)
- Width: 56 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationNote by W.E. Crum: "Liturgy (?). (Greek). Two fragments of patterned ware. In a minuscule hand of Greek type."
To be published by J. Cromwell
Not on display
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 13 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA60549
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