Ostracon, fragment (two pieces joined) of the body of a brown pottery slightly ribbed vessel, the interior is covered with a dark-brown resinous substance, the exterior is covered with a self-slip and remains eight lines of Coptic text written in black ink, containing a table of fractions.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 93 millimetres (max)
- Width: 86 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of eight lines of Coptic text written in black ink, one line separated from the rest of the text by a drawn line. Contains tables of fractions.
Inscription TranslationNote by W.E. Crum: "Another table for 1/7, but, unlike the last [i.e. O.Sarga 24 = EA 55838], ending with the number 7."
fair (worn - two pieces joined)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Rain.UnterrichtKopt. 324 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
- O.Sarga 25 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA59204
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