Ostrakon with the Greek alphabet - ROM2016_15158_1

ROM2016_15158_1

Ostrakon with the Greek alphabet

Medium:Earthenware vessel fragment with Greek script
Geography: Thebes, Egypt
Date: 30 BC-641 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
6.2 x 8 cm
Object number: 906.8.522
Not on view
DescriptionThis ostrakon contains the alphabet written in two vertical columns, with the second half written backwards against the first half.  The writing might be that of a child.
Collection:
Roman WorldEgypt
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