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

Ostrakon with a Letter from Thello

Date:
580–640
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Pottery fragment with ink inscription
Dimensions:
4 9/16 x 3 1/4 in. (11.6 x 8.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.166
Not on view
Inscription: in Coptic
From the east buildings 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. 300, pp. 233-234.

Winlock, Herbert E., and W. E. Crum. The Monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Vol. II. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926. p. xxv, n 1.