Coptic. <em>Coptic Ostracon</em>, 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)

Coptic Ostracon


Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:395–642 C.E.

Dimensions: 4 7/16 x 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (11.2 x 2.2 x 15.8 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1823E

Image: CUR.37.1823E_detail02_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: Good.

Brooklyn Museum