Ostracon, fragment (three pieces joined) from the body of a coarse red pottery vessel, interior slightly grooved and covered with slashes of an off-white deposit, exterior covered with a cream-coloured slip and remains of six lines of thickly Coptic text written in black ink, now worn in places.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 138 millimetres (max)
- Width: 220 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationRemains of 6 lines of thickly Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by W.E. Crum: "Good God, have mind of Apa Patermoute, of Pbeshen. He went to rest on the 20th day of Parmoute. Amen."
fair (worn - three pieces joined)
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 63 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA59068
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