Ostracon, section (joins with 1923,0327.137.a) of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, exterior covered with a red-brown slip and remains of six lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a draft or copy of an epitaph.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 86 millimetres (max)
- Width: 76 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of six lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by W.E. Crum:"Good God; [have] mind of [Apa Pa]ese of Phe[shn?. He] went to rest [on] the 20th day of [Pasho]ns, in pe[ace.] A[men.]"
From same pot as 1923,0327.137.a.
fair (text worn)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 61 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
Ostracon, section (joins with 1923,0327.137.b) of the body of a red-brown pottery ribbed vessel, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous deposit, exterior covered with a red-brown slip and remains of the beginnings of seven lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a draft or copy of an epitaph.
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Object reference number: YCA59254
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