Jug from Wadi Sarga

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 25 September 2016
Jug from Wadi Sarga

The settlement and monastery at Wadi Sarga were excavated in 1919 by the Byzantine Research Fund. This jug has a large human face on either side, formed from a molded clay, with incised and painted details. Coptic, 5th to 7th centuries CE. From Wadi Sarga, modern-day Asyut, Egypt. (The British Museum, London).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, September 25). Jug from Wadi Sarga. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5713/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Jug from Wadi Sarga." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 25, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5713/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Jug from Wadi Sarga." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 25 Sep 2016. Web. 19 May 2019.

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