Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Antique Period
4 7/16 x 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (11.2 x 2.2 x 15.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Coptic. Coptic Ostracon, 395-642 C.E. Limestone, pigment, 4 7/16 x 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (11.2 x 2.2 x 15.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1823E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.37.1823E_detail02_ICA.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), 2007
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Large limestone ostracon. On one side are 14 lines of a Coptic text written in black ink. On the other side there are the remains of 8 lines of text.
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