Ostrakon with a Letter from John, Pottery fragments with ink inscription, Coptic

Ostrakon with a Letter from John

Date:
600
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragments with ink inscription
Dimensions:
5 7/8 x 6 3/4 in. (15 x 17.2 cm)
2 3/8 x 1 in. (6 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.102a, b
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. 278, pp. 226-227.