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

Ostrakon with a Letter to Pesenthius

Date:
600
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragment with ink inscription
Dimensions:
2 1/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.2 x 5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.61
Not on view
Inscription: in Coptic
From beneath the floor of Room 11 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. 425, p. 262.