Ostracon with chalk inscription

Period:
Roman Period
Date:
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Oxyrhynchus (Bahnasa), EEF excavations 1896–97
Medium:
Pottery, chalk
Dimensions:
L. 17.5 × W. 10.4 cm (6 7/8 × 4 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1897
Accession Number:
97.4.39
Not on view
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration fund at Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus). Received by the E.E.F. from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum, 1897.