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By Roger S. Bagnall,Rodney Ast,Clementina Caputo,Raffaella Cribiore

This is the second one quantity of ostraka from the excavations Amheida (ancient Trimithis) in Egypt. It provides 491 goods to the starting to be corpus of fundamental texts from the location. as well as the catalog, the introductory sections make vital contributions to figuring out the position of textual perform within the lifetime of a pre-modern small city. matters addressed comprise tenancy, the management of water, governance, the identity of people within the archaeological checklist, the administration of estates, own handwriting, and the makes use of of private names. also, the bankruptcy "Ceramic materials and Shapes” by means of Clementina Caputo breaks new flooring within the therapy of those inscribed sherds as either written textual content and actual item. This quantity may be of curiosity to experts in Roman-period Egypt in addition to to students of literacy and writing within the historic international and elsewhere.


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