Coptic Ostracon

Culture: Egyptian
Period: 5th-7th century A.D.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 13.2 cm x 12.8 cm
Price: 2 800 Euro
Ref: 1061
Provenance: German private collection in Heidelberg, acquired in the 1960s.
Condition: Fragment with inscription.
Description: Ostracon with 15 lines of coptic inscription, addressing a spiritual leader. The first six lines represent the letter, followed by lines 7 to 9 with the address and salutation, 10 to 15 are the post scriptum. Accompanied by a translation and notes to the text!