Ostrakon with a Letter, Pottery fragment with ink inscription, Coptic

Ostrakon with a Letter

Date:
600
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragment with ink inscription
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 4 1/16 in. (7 x 10.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.17
Not on view
Inscription: in Coptic
From Tombs 65, 66, Monastery of Cyriacus, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. 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. 242, p. 216.