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Ostrakon with Biblical Text

Date:
600
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragments with ink inscription
Dimensions:
a) 6 7/16 x 5 3/16 in. (16.3 x 13.2 cm) b) 1 15/16 x 1 1/2 in. (5 x 3.8 cm) c) 1 15/16 x 1 11/16 in. (5 x 4.3 cm) d) 13/16 x 1 1/8 in. (2 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.124a-d
Not on view
Inscription: in Coptic
From Cell A of the Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Museum excavations, 1913–14. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1914.
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