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Ostrakon with a Homily by Athanasius

Date:
600
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Limestone with ink inscription
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/4 × 8 1/8 × 1 9/16 in., 1.819lb. (13.3 × 20.6 × 4 cm, 825g)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.64
Not on view
Inscription: in Coptic
From Tomb 2 of the Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Museum excavations, 1913–14. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1914.
Crum, W. E., and H. G. Evelyn-White. The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Vol. II. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926. no. 51, pp. 162-163.



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