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Clay ostrakon

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Clay ostrakon


written document




fragment of amphora jar (Gaza ware), with 2 lines of inscription in Greek, label for pistachio nuts (Pistac).

Field Collection



length 15 cm
width 12.5 cm


A.D. 300 — A.D. 500


  1. Bailey, D.
    (1992) [Unknown: JPE 94 (1992)] (1992)
    Source title: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (
    [comments: 295-296]
  2. Gill, D.W.J.
    (1991) An archaeological note on two ostraca from the Fitzwilliam Collection (1991)
    Source title: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (
    [comments: 277]
  3. Shelton, J.
    (1990) Ostraca from Elephantine in the Fitzwilliam Museum (1990)
    Source title: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (
    [comments: 277]



Accession Number

E.P.532 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 64591; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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