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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

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

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Ostraca