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Ostrakon with Biblical Text Concordance

Date:
600
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragments with ink inscription
Dimensions:
a) 3 15/16 x 4 1/8 in. (10 x 10.5 cm) b) 6 1/8 x 2 15/16 in. (15.5 x 7.4 cm) c) 1 5/16 x 3 1/4 in. (3.3 x 8.3 cm) d) 2 7/16 x 3 1/16 in. (6.2 x 7.7 cm) e) 2 3/8 x 2 5/16 in. (6 x 5.8 cm) f) 3 x 1 3/4 in. (7.6 x 4.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.129a-f
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.
Crum, W. E., and H. G. Evelyn-White. The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Vol. II. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926. no. 16, p. 157.



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