Ostracon

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/500/x

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.2 x 9.8 cm (2 1/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1231

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca

Parts of 4 lines of Coptic inscription in black paint on brown ware sherd of large flat bown with rim.

Provenance

From Mesheikh Mes / 500 / X. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition