Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, the fabric is grey in section, the interior is slightly grooved, the exterior is covered with a light-brown slip and faint traces of four lines Coptic text written in black ink, containing a receipt.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 86 millimetres (max)
- Width: 94 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFaint traces of four lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by J. Cromwell [unpublished]: "Choiak 3. Piom [Medinet el-Fayum]. Wine: 240 small measures. Nemhate. 29 (small or large?) measures. Johannes, camel-driver."
fair (text faded)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 236 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
- SB XVIII 13425 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA59198
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