Ostracon, fragment from the body of a red-brown pottery vessel, interior slightly ribbed, with remains of seven lines of Coptic text written in black ink on the exterior, containing part of a letter.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 65 millimetres (max)
- Width: 83 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of seven lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by W.E. Crum: "Give it to my dear father, Apa Justus, from Pa[pnoute.] Be so kind to me, if(?) [. . . .] we find your great [. . . .] to me(?). For [I?] will ["
fair (exterior worn)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 113 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA59080
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