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Ostrakon

Date:
7th century
Geography:
Made in Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragment with ink inscription
Dimensions:
3 5/8 x 4 in. (9.2 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.180.112
Not on view
Thebes, Monastery of Epiphanius, west rubbish heaps
Crum, W. E., and H. G. Evelyn-White. The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Vol. II. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926. no. 305, p. 235.



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