|Collection||Artworld: Oriental Museum|
|Date||600 CE (circa)|
|Description||Coptic ostracon of white limestone. Irregularly shaped.
Coptic inscription written in black ink on both sides of a piece of white limestone. The inscription is a letter written by a man called Abraham to his father.
The front of the ostracon is badly worn and the inscription on the back is complete but faded in places.
|Id Number Current Accession||1951.8|
|Inscription||Coptic, Coptic, written on front
Coptic, Coptic, written on back
|Location Creation Site||Misr|
|Location Current Repository||The Oriental Museum|
|Subject||written document, ostracon|
|Measurements||90 x 121 x 22 mm|
|Relation References||Crum, W.E. 1908. ??? Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, 1908, vol. 30, p. 204-205.|
|Rights||Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|
|Style Period||Coptic Period|