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Clay tax receipt in Coptic


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Title/s

Clay tax receipt in Coptic

Category

written document

Name

ostracon

Description

fragment of jar, inscribed in 13 lines of Coptic, in black ink. Coptic was an Egyptian language written in a Greek script with added characters.

Field Collection

Medinet Habu ? Egypt

Dimensions

depth .7 cm
length 8.1 cm
width 6.8 cm

Date

approx A.D. 730

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, R.G. (Major) 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

ceramic

Accession Number

E.GA.6377.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 59986; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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