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Coptic Ostracon: Letter, between 7th and 8th century

  • Egyptian

Clay and ink

  • Overall: 4 1/4 × 5 × 1 1/2 inches (10.8 × 12.7 × 3.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Dr. Richard A. Parker (Providence, Rhode Island, USA)

1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Styka, W. M. Seven Coptic Ostraca. Brown University M.A. Thesis, Providence, 1971 (letter).

Egyptian, Coptic Ostracon: Letter, between 7th and 8th century, clay and ink. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund, 79.96.