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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Pottery ostracon, with one line of incised inscription - Coptic (?), from the rim of a vessel, below shoulder on exterior part of male figure with three letters above head and other linear motifs to right, on rim line of black paint, inside rim a line of yellow paint with three black circles.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 73 millimetres (max)
    • Width: 75 millimetres (max)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Three Coptic (?) letters.
  • Curator's comments

    To be published by J. Cromwell & J. Faiers

  • Bibliography

    • Trismegistos 394050 ( bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number



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