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Ostrakon with Biblical Text

Date:
580–640
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragments with ink inscription
Dimensions:
a+d: 3 3/16 x 1 3/4 in. (8.1 x 4.5 cm) b+f: 1 15/16 x 3 3/4 in. (4.9 x 9.6 cm) c: 2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in. (6 x 5.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.207a-f
Not on view
Inscription: in Greek
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. 603, 604, p. 317.



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