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Ostrakon

Date:
ca. 600
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragments with ink inscription
Dimensions:
a) 1 5/8 x 2 13/16 in. (4.2 x 7.2 cm) b) 2 3/16 x 2 1/16 in. (5.5 x 5.2 cm) c) 1 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2.9 x 4.8 cm) d) 1 x 2 3/8 in. (2.5 x 6 cm) e) 1 9/16 x 2 15/16 in. (4 x 7.5 cm) f) 1 5/16 x 1 15/16 in. (3.4 x 5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.162a-f
Not on view
Inscription: in Coptic
From beneath the floor in the east buildings 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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